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From Tiago Espinha <ti...@espinhas.net>
Subject Re: Facebook Page
Date Mon, 07 Feb 2011 16:10:49 GMT
Thank you Lily, if you 'Like' the page on Facebook I can make you an admin.
I've also created a Twitter handler (@apachederby) which is a bit more
tricky since we'll have to share the password.

Tiago

On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 11:55 PM, Lily Wei <lilywei@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi Tiago:
> >@ Rick,
> >This is something I would be willing to do. Then eventually if there are
> more volunteers, access can be granted without any trouble. I think it'd
> >be pretty cool if we had official social media channels where people
> could keep up with releases. They just have to "Like" our Facebook page >or
> follow us on Twitter and they get to see news about Derby.
> I can be a volunteer too. More social media channels for Derby is a
> wonderful thing.
>
> Thanks,
> Lily
>
> ------------------------------
> *From:* Tiago Espinha <tiago@espinhas.net>
> *To:* derby-dev@db.apache.org
> *Sent:* Fri, February 4, 2011 11:34:58 AM
> *Subject:* Re: Facebook Page
>
> @ Kathey,
> Pages can have as many admins as we want and eventually, if someone else
> wants to take over, I can revoke my own access entirely. So I think we're
> covered on that front.
>
> @ Rick,
> This is something I would be willing to do. Then eventually if there are
> more volunteers, access can be granted without any trouble. I think it'd be
> pretty cool if we had official social media channels where people could keep
> up with releases. They just have to "Like" our Facebook page or follow us on
> Twitter and they get to see news about Derby.
>
> Tiago
>
> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 6:23 PM, Rick Hillegas <rick.hillegas@oracle.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi Tiago,
>>
>> More publicity sounds good. When we produce new releases, someone other
>> than the release manager needs to take responsibility for pushing the news
>> to these additional channels: let's not add more tasks to an already long
>> list which we're trying to trim.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> -Rick
>>
>>
>> On 2/4/11 7:58 AM, Tiago Espinha wrote:
>>
>>> I forgot to include a link for the page itself:
>>> http://www.facebook.com/pages/Apache-Derby/173708932674204
>>>
>>> On Fri, Feb 4, 2011 at 4:36 PM, Tiago Espinha <tiago@espinhas.net<mailto:
>>> tiago@espinhas.net>> wrote:
>>>
>>>    Hi all,
>>>
>>>    I'm not sure if there's a mailing list for which this would be
>>>    more appropriate (a dev list seems a bit odd.. but this way I can
>>>    reach out to everyone involved) but I wanted to get feedback. I
>>>    created a Facebook page for Apache Derby and the main goal for now
>>>    would be to attract students for Google Summer of Code. Eventually
>>>    we could (maybe unofficially) announce new releases and even
>>>    Apache's own mentorate programme there.
>>>
>>>    It's just that social media is getting really big and it's easier
>>>    than ever to get free advertising by using it. Maybe it would also
>>>    be a good idea to have a twitter account where we announce this
>>>    kind of things? I wouldn't mind taking care of this, and I confess
>>>    I jumped the gun a bit with the Facebook page but I'd like to hear
>>>    the community's opinion on it. Would we need some kind of ASF
>>>    permission to have these extra communication channels?
>>>    (Considering we use a "brand" owned by ASF?)
>>>
>>>    In the end I think we have a lot to gain. If we increase our
>>>    dev-base we'll be able to make Derby even better, and based on our
>>>    JIRA issues list, it seems to me we could really use extra pairs
>>>    of hands...
>>>
>>>    So what are your thoughts on this? I can delete the Facebook page
>>>    if the community doesn't think it's appropriate.
>>>
>>>    Cheers,
>>>    Tiago
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>

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