PBS on Facebook

Karl Church 64kkmjr@gmail.com
Thu, 17 Oct 2013 07:48:38 PDT
Jim, you willing to be the coordinator?
On Oct 17, 2013 6:05 AM, "James Waddick" <jwaddick@kc.rr.com> wrote:

> Dear Friends,
>         There is already a PBS page on Facebook, but it is NOT under the
> auspices of the PBS officers or board. I brought this to the attention of
> the PBS months ago and they voted against any association. I believe PBS is
> missing a great opportunity to communicate about the world of bulbs to more
> people all over the world.
>         The current PBS Facebook page has a few pictures and some one has
> been posting recent numerous BX listings.
>         Facebook automatically makes a page when someone 'likes' the
> topic. So far over 150 people have 'liked' PBS on Facebook. Imagine the
> impact PBS could have if it cooperated with Facebook and brought an
> additional level of information to Facebook users.  If properly handled a
> PBS Facebook page could integrate and expand on this on line forum as
> hundreds of other organizations already do.
>         This would probably require a PBS volunteer to coordinate Facebook
> activities and integrate them with the on line forum. Isn't this better
> than having a Facebook page without any cooperation?
>         I have been on Facebook for a while and constantly see more and
> more PBS members joining up on competing bulb pages. This is loosing
> valuable information and contacts for PBS.
>         I think it is time for PBS to get current and join the Facebook
> community and interact with a potentially huge audience.        Anyone want
> to vote on this ??
>                 Hoping for the best for PBS AND Face book.
>  Best Jim W.
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