Marketing social networks

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There are a lot of Fedora developers, users, friends, and enthusiastic people all over the world. Social media is the way that we can connect all of these different people together with various Fedora news, announcements, and updates. All of our currently maintained accounts are listed below. Note that some accounts are official while others are community-maintained.


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Official accounts

All of these accounts are the official Fedora social media accounts maintained by various members of the Marketing / Social Media team. Note to have privileges to social media accounts, you must be added to the FAS group for social media. If you have privileges but are not added to the group, please contact Paul Frields.

Network Page name Links Administrator(s)
Facebook The Fedora Project facebook.com/TheFedoraProject Administrators: Brian Proffitt, Paul W. Frields, Ryan Lerch, Joe Brockmeier, Christoph Wickert, Robyn Bergeron, Jiří Eischmann, Tom Callaway, Ruth Suehle

Editors: Justin W. Flory, Remy DeCausemaker, Diaa Radwan

Twitter @fedora twitter.com/fedora Brian Proffitt, Paul W. Frields, Ruth Suehle, Joe Brockmeier, Ryan Lerch, Matthew Miller, Justin W. Flory
Google+ Fedora Project plus.google.com/+Fedora Owner: Matthew Williams

Managers: Brian Exelbierd, Brian Proffitt, Caius CHANCE, Christoph Wickert, Izhar Firdaus (KageSenshi), Jiří Eischmann, Joe Brockmeier, Justin W. Flory, Kevin Fenzi, Mark Terranova, Paul W. Frields, Remy DeCausemaker, Ruth Suehle, Ryan Lerch, Tom Callaway, Matthew Miller

Communications manager: Charles Profitt

Reddit /r/Fedora reddit.com/r/Fedora/ Moderators: brightboy, Ian Weller, xvvhiteboy, Justin W. Flory, Nemanja Milosevic
Telegram @fedoranews telegram.me/fedoranews Justin W. Flory, Jiří Eischmann, Ryan Lerch, Brian Exelbierd
diaspora* fedora@diasp.org diasp.org/u/fedora Brian Proffitt
Linkedin Fedora linkedin.com/e/gis/49737/ Paul W. Frields, Pascal Calarco, Francesco Crippa, Jon Stanley
Identica Fedora Project identi.ca/fedora Paul W. Frields (owner), Robyn Bergeron (working on it), Matias Kreder, Jonathan Nalley, Jared Smith


Secondary accounts

Secondary accounts are accounts created officially within the project, but they are not the primary method for distributing news or information. Often, these accounts post automatically or pull from other feeds to relay content.

Network Page name Links Purpose Administrator(s)
Twitter @fedoracommunity twitter.com/fedoracommunity Automatically tweets out new Community Blog articles  ???
Twitter @fedora_planet twitter.com/fedora_planet Automatically tweets out new Fedora Planet articles  ???


Community accounts

Community accounts are pages related to the Fedora Project, but are not officially maintained by Marketing team members or Social Media administrators. Often, these groups are specific to a region or country. These pages are usually run by an individual contributor or a group of contributors. However, these pages are not officially endorsed by the Fedora Project or Red Hat.

Facebook pages

Page name Links Administrator(s)
Fedora Albania facebook.com/fedorasq Jona Azizaj (via Open Labs Albania)
Fedora Bangladesh (group) facebook.com/groups/fedorabangladesh
Fedora Project - Local Community Myanmar facebook.com/fedorammcommunity Yan Naing Myint
Projeto Fedora Brasil facebook.com/fedorabr Daniel Bruno, Wolnei
Fedora Ni facebook.com/FedoraNicaragua William Moreno (owner), Eduardo Mayorga

Twitter accounts

Account name Links Administrator(s)
Fedora Albania twitter.com/fedorasq Jona Azizaj (via Open Labs Albania)
RussianFedora twitter.com/RussianFedora Inna Kabanova
Fedora in Greece twitter.com/fedora_gr  ???
Fedora™ Indonesia twitter.com/FedoraIndonesia Jurankdankkal
ProjetoFedora twitter.com/projetofedora Daniel Bruno, Wolnei
Fedora Nicaragua twitter.com/FedoraNi William Moreno (owner), Eduardo Mayorga

Google+ pages / communities

Account name Links Administrator(s)
Fedora Albania plus.google.com/communities/105327757478147133758 User:G1m
Proyecto Fedora plus.google.com/communities/103027051591113621787 User:Gomix
Fedora Nicaragua plus.google.com/+FedoraOrgNi William Moreno (owner), Eduardo Mayorga
Fedora Portugal plus.google.com/communities/109959996284119569153 Pedro Andrade (owner), Nuno Rodrigues

Other networks

Network Page name Links Administrator(s)
Flickr FEDORA GNU/linux flickr.com/groups/fedora/  ???
Fedora-IT Fedora Italy forum.fedoraonline.it robyduck
Vkontakte Russian Fedora vk.com/club10679202 Inna Kabanova


Account security

Most official social media accounts are managed by each administrator's personal account on that network, like for Facebook or Google+. In cases like Twitter, access is granted to individual accounts using Tweetdeck. However, single passwords still exist for these accounts. The passwords are securely stored within Fedora's infrastructure, along with private assets used by the Infrastructure team. As of October 2016, Patrick Uiterwijk manages password storage and security.


Past discussions

Microblogging Goals/Wishes

  • Use identi.ca primarily and have that mirrored to Twitter: -- Perhaps using Identigator
  • Come up with something more FLOSSy than HootSuite that actually works with Identi.ca (see above suggestion)
  • Verified accounts
  • Twitter accounts we care about are listed. ??
  • Automated (get eyeballs)
  • Manual (for calls to action)
  • push content vs conversations (keeps us authentic)
  • QA and accountability (for quality of content)
  • Aggregate #fedora, #fudcon, etc. tweets -- Identigator maybe ??

Related

Status and microblogging SOP