[OLPC-Philippines] Facebook interaction
jgotangco at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 20:31:29 EST 2009
Let me verify the availability of the venue first by the end of the
day. Would be best to know who is coming as well since we need to
provide a list to the building admin.
On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 9:28 AM, Carlos Nazareno <object404 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Sandeep, Cherry.
> I was wondering if some of us more active members could get higher
> privilege access at the OLPC Ph facebook group so that we can better
> engage facebook group members/volunteers?
> For important announcements, the facebook group's "send message to
> members" feature can be used to buzz group members.
> Since people on facebook are usually members of multiple groups, most
> of the discussions at the facebook OLPC page are being missed and lost
> in the noise of facebook data. One would have to actively visit the
> OLPC Ph facebook group page in order to see what's up, and just by
> looking at the facebook page interaction history, we can see that the
> passive approach is not that effective for engaging the community.
> Even starting discussions or posting at the wall isn't enough.
> Important topics/announcements have to be pushed to group members in
> That being said, should we invite additional people who are interested
> on the meet at the 31st? (facebook)
> Thing is, I think Jerome asked permission for only around 15 people
> max for the G2VC tech bar venue.
> On the other hand, there are other people who are really interested,
> we just haven't done a good enough job at evangelization yet.
> For example, there are only 78 members in this mailing list which is
> really small. Jerome, most of those other friends I told you about who
> signed up at the old archived "telenovelish" OLPC Ph wiki page and are
> genuinely interested in OLPC aren't members of the mailing list, no
> wonder I wasn't hearing from any of them. We can also send a shout out
> to ph-cyberview too for local IT leaders who may be interested.
> Given the venue capacity tho and the need for initial direction so
> that chaos doesn't ensue, I guess we shouldn't just invite the entire
> Metro Manila yet for the meeting (you know naman us Pinoys and our
> amazing social networking reach hahah).
> So what do you guys think?
> I'll see about inviting a few of my close Linux/educator friends
> who're longtime OLPC aficionados if that's okay.
> I got a couple of buzzbacks from Philweavers members also for the site.
> I'll get back to them.
> Carlos Nazareno
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