Participating in eXtension Communities of Practice

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Participating in eXtension Communities of Practice

  1. 1. Why would an Extension Professional Want to Use FaceBook or MySpace? Kyleen Burgess Information Management Agent Region 3 NCCES
  2. 2. What is social networking? <ul><li>Focuses on building online communities of people who have a shared interest and/or activities </li></ul><ul><li>New way to communicate and share information </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook and MySpace </li></ul>
  3. 3. MySpace <ul><li>Launched is 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>A place for friends </li></ul><ul><li>Browse profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Blog </li></ul><ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Join groups </li></ul><ul><li>50 million users (ranks second to FB) </li></ul>
  4. 4. MySpace <ul><li>Not as private as Facebook - less security </li></ul><ul><li>More Malware & Trojans </li></ul><ul><li>Can set profiles and groups to private </li></ul>
  5. 5. Facebook <ul><li>Launched in 2004 </li></ul><ul><li>Be Connected. Be Discovered. Be on Facebook. </li></ul><ul><li>Photos </li></ul><ul><li>Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Events </li></ul><ul><li>Posted Items </li></ul>
  6. 6. Facebook <ul><li>Over 50 million active users (Dec 08) </li></ul><ul><li>Fastest growing demographic is 30 years and older </li></ul><ul><li>Average user has 120 friends </li></ul><ul><li>Does have its share of malware/viruses </li></ul><ul><li>More secure </li></ul><ul><li>Supports Non-profits and Universities </li></ul>
  7. 7. Extension On Facebook <ul><li>Cooperative Extension Search = over 500 items </li></ul><ul><li>4-H Search = over 500 Items </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4-H Alumni Group over 18,000 members </li></ul></ul><ul><li>NC 4-H = 355 items </li></ul><ul><li>FCS = 164 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Examples of Facebook Work <ul><li>Build A Presence </li></ul><ul><ul><li>FB Guide for Non-Profits and Universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www. facebook . com/advertising/FB_Pages_Communities_NonProfits . pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advertise Your Program Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Polk County 4-H </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Create A Cause (raise money) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>California 4-H </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Increase Programming Efforts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>North Dakota Eat Smart. Move More. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/eatsmart/ </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Extension and Social Networking <ul><li>Teachable Moment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide Clients with internet security workshops/information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teach Internet Safety for target groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide County Government a plan on how you may use social networking in your programming (Provide Solid Examples!) </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Protecting Your Program <ul><li>Photo releases </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Youth - 4-H photo release on enrollment forms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adults - Extension Photo Release </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://intra. ces . ncsu . edu/DeskRef/photo_release . htm </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Remember: Anyone that is identifiable in a photo you MUST have a signed photo release on! </li></ul>
  12. 12. Who Can Assist? <ul><li>To Speak To Clients: </li></ul><ul><li>NC Internet Crimes Against Children Taskforce http://www. ncsbi . gov/icac/icac . jsp </li></ul><ul><li>Local Sheriffs Department </li></ul>
  13. 13. Who Can Assist? <ul><li>To assist Extension Professionals: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Information Management Agent </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>John Dorner, Robert Neely, Adrian Gaskins, Kyleen Burgess </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Extension Information Technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>919.513.700 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul>

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