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Sea Grant's Twitter feed.
The Delaware Sea Grant College Program and the College of Marine and Earth Studies (CMES) are inviting web users to get social online, with presences on some of the Internet’s most popular social networking sites: YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.
SeaTalk, the public service announcement series produced by the University of Delaware and Delaware Sea Grant, now has its own channel on the video-sharing web site YouTube. Tune in to watch video podcasts on wide-ranging topics including new educational resources, fun facts about native marine critters, and insight into the latest research being conducted by Sea Grant scientists. The channel currently features over 20 short educational videos and more are being added each month. Viewers can access the channel at www.youtube.com/DESeaGrant, and users with a YouTube account can subscribe to the channel, rate the videos, and leave comments and suggestions.
Delaware Sea Grant also now has a page on Facebook, the web’s most popular social networking site. Facebook members can show their support by surfing over to the Delaware Sea Grant page, becoming a fan, and writing a message on the wall. Fans can also check out the latest Sea Grant events, photos, news, videos, and resources, and will be able to keep on top of what's happening through Facebook's updates feature. The page can be accessed by searching for "Delaware Sea Grant" in Facebook’s toolbar or by entering this link: http://tinyurl.com/deseagrant-facebook.
Finally, Twitter is answering the question “What are CMES and Delaware Sea Grant doing?” with short, instant updates called “tweets.” Delaware Sea Grant is tweeting the latest news stories and events, and providing resources on timely topics on its feed at http://twitter.com/DESeaGrant, while OCEANIC, the Ocean Information Center at CMES, is providing ocean data news and information at http://twitter.com/oceandata. Also, stay tuned for new Twitter feeds coming soon from the college and the R/V Hugh R. Sharp, UD’s state-of-the-art research ship.
To learn more about Delaware Sea Grant, visit www.deseagrant.org. For more about CMES, visit www.ocean.udel.edu.