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Re: Establish DebConf2018 Facebook page

If we are still planning to create/maintain a facebook page, I can volunteer for it. I would be able to respond to messages there and redirect users/visitors to correct sources if they have any query.

On Thu, Feb 8, 2018 at 10:42 AM, Louis-Philippe Véronneau <pollito@riseup.net> wrote:
On 2018-02-07 03:58, Daniel Lange wrote:
> 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).




Pranav Jain

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