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From sblackmon <>
Subject Re: Let's go Facebook
Date Sun, 05 Mar 2017 21:28:20 GMT

Check out this thread about tracking apache project accounts on social media.

On twitter I'm now tracking profiles and posts from 133 apache projects and podlings:

Far fewer on facebook:

I’m very much in favor of a push to identify all the projects that are active, and support
those who are not in getting setup and generating appropriate content.

So count me in to help out with the foundation’s facebook and other social media efforts.

On March 5, 2017 at 1:13:34 PM, Matthew Sacks ( wrote:

Do it.  

On Sun, Mar 5, 2017 at 10:31 AM Raphael Bircher <>  

> Hi all  
> I discovered some time ago, that the Apache Software Foundation has a  
> automated generated Facebook site with over 9000 likes. For those who  
> don't know it, FB generate a page for highly requested sits. There is a  
> text from Wikipedia on it, the Logo and that's it. We can take over this  
> page with the 9000 fans on it, and make a real fan page.  
> I've talked about this topic with Sally. She said, that I should go ahead  
> and do it. I have some years experience with FB pages. I'm one of the  
> Administrators of the Apache OpenOffice page. So I propose the following  
> procedure.  
> If there are no concerns, I will care about getting the page setup. After  
> that I can add others to Admin ore Moderator list.  
> I ask also for help here. Who is willing to maintain a Facebook page? FB  
> can also be a good opportunity to get new people involved. At OpenOffice  
> we have had committer who started with a simple Question on the FB Page.  
> So what you think about it?  
> Regards, Raphael  
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