FSFE uses Free Software microblogging on identi.ca
mk at fsfe.org
Thu Sep 3 09:35:11 UTC 2009
many of us have started using the Free Software microblogging service
Identi.ca  to send status updates and interesting links. Identi.ca is
based on the StatusNet platform (formerly Laconi.ca) , which is
available under the AGPL. Here is some information on how you can
spread the word about Free Software and FSFE by microblogging.
- Groups: We have created the group "fsfe" . If you want to send a
notice to all people in this group, just put "!fsfe" somewhere in your
message. Beside that we also set up the group "!fs" as a short group
name for Free Software. Other groups which might be of interest to you
are the "GNU is Not Unix" group "!gnu", and our sister organisation's
"!fsf" group. There are many other groups with people interested in
Free Software that you also might want to inform about interesting
things. Feel free to look for them.
- Tags: We encourage you to use the #fellowship, #pdfreaders, #dfd, etc.
tags in your messages when they are related to the named topic.
- FSFE user: If anything noteworthy should happen, we will inform you
about it with our user "fsfe" 
- Replacing Twitter with identi.ca: When you are logged in to identi.ca,
go to "connect Twitter" . Add your twitter account details and
activate the checkbox "Automatically send my notices to Twitter". From
now on, you do not have to use the non-free Twitter anymore, but still
can sent messages there.
- Many people of FSFE's core team  also use microblogging. If you
want to, you can directly subscribe to them. Just check out who is
writing to "!fsfe".
Matthias / http://www.identi.ca/kirschner
German Coordinator, Fellowship Coordinator
Free Software Foundation Europe (FSFE)  (http://fsfe.org)
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