[Taxacom] Twitter Fwd: Nature needs names: 60 new dragonflies from Africa
scott.thomson321 at gmail.com
Sun Dec 13 05:31:33 CST 2015
To keep it non political, and simple, tweet the LSID's as a daily new
papers. along with the Family name to make it obvious what group is
discussed. People can click the link for details. No need to use all the
characters, just keep it simple.
Was not saying this should be done by the way, just an option based on what
Doug was saying. Not everyone uses RSS, likewise not everyone uses Twitter.
However tweeting the LSID's may encourage journals to register with Zoobank
better as it will be effective advertising for them.
On Sun, Dec 13, 2015 at 9:24 AM, Richard Pyle <deepreef at bishopmuseum.org>
> > On Doug's other point of some twitter feed or something listing papers,
> > effectively, could not Zoobank effectively do that under a twitter
> > #Zoobank that does a daily "whats new":
> ZooBank already has an RSS feed; would a separate Twitter feed be useful?
> How best to use the 140 characters? A core ZooBank URL is minimally 55
> characters ("http://zoobank.org/" + 36 characters for the UUID -- though
> we could strip the dashes and make it 51 characters total). How best to
> use the remaining characters?
> Please bear in mind that I only vaguely understand what Twitter is.... (I
> develop sophisticated databases, and cutting-edge diving technology; but
> I'm a total luddite when it comes to social media).
> Richard L. Pyle, PhD
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