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Re: Establish DebConf2018 Facebook page

Am 07.02.2018 um 04:42 schrieb 積丹尼 Dan Jacobson:
> As we know, Facebook's penetration in Taiwan is the highest in the word.
> Therefore without a
> https://www.facebook.com/DebConf18 , or better yet
> https://www.facebook.com/DebConf2018 Facebook page,

If Debian would start to favor proprietary software, platforms or
services we would not be Debian anymore. Our community knows where to
find us and we don't target random people on Facebook. There are Linux
outreach events that do this and may have to find the needy where they
gather. We have dedicated outreach to enlarge the community but this is
(and needs to be) more selective than a Facebook page with a "computer
problems fixed for free" banner.

Remember, we don't even charge an entrance fee. We do not want as many
people as possible. We want the right people. Not following email lists,
IRC or the Linux / FLOSS press but needing Facebook to find out about
DebConf is probably a counter-indication to the people we look for.

The same is (somewhat) true for sponsors. Here more noise would help
them (and that's - I guess - why we have some (semi- to unofficial)
Twitter accounts) but it's a fine line to walk and we have a team
dedicated to this difficult task of communicating Debian-style (i.e.
adhering to the Debian principles and still reaching target audiences).

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