Social Media is a term applied to media in which the users are given the resources to easily contribute and participate.¬† Such types of media include blogs, video sharing sites like YouTube, and social network/messaging sites like Facebook and Twitter.¬† The Multimedia Team is happy to help increase the audiences through social media for various messages spread by groups within NETL.¬† Sharing information with one another within NETL and also with online communities is a great way to have NETL‚Äôs voice heard.¬† These communities may be current employees, the news media, prospective partners, students, teachers, job hunters, and elected officials.¬†
Social media has endless possible applications but can most effectively be used by groups within NETL to accomplish the following:¬† Social media can be used to share news within NETL and with outside parties in the form of news releases, newsletters, multimedia productions, and even emergency notifications.¬† Social Media is also useful when increasing interest in vacancy announcements and fellowship releases, as well as student research, business, and Educational Outreach opportunities.¬† ¬†¬†
General time for completion: is one business day for most common tasks. In many cases these tasks will be completed in just a few minutes. For new site setup and media campaigns the time needed will expand to meet the needs of the application.