Sunday, June 21, 2009

Israel, Twitter, And Public Diplomacy

Jeff Pulver's 140 Characters Conference took place on June 16th and 17th:
While the original scope of the event was to explore “the effects of twitter on: Celebrity, “The Media”, Advertising and (maybe) Politics”, the scope of the event has expanded and we will be covering these topics and a lot more. #140conf will be taking a look at twitter as a platform and will be taking a look at some of the industries which have been disrupted by the advent of twitter.
You can get an idea of the broad range of topics that were discussed here.

David Saranga, Consul for Media and Public Affairs at the Israeli Consulate in New York, spoke on "The use of Twitter in Public Diplomacy."

Here is what he said:

If you check out the website of the Israeli Consulate of New York, there are links for Israel accounts on social media.

And check out the Israeli Consulate of New York on Twitter.

More on David Saranga on Wikipedia.

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