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Advances in Science and Research Contributions in Applied Meteorology and Climatology
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Volume 13
Adv. Sci. Res., 13, 145–150, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-13-145-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
Adv. Sci. Res., 13, 145–150, 2016
https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-13-145-2016
© Author(s) 2016. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.

  13 Oct 2016

13 Oct 2016

An overview of the use of Facebook in National Weather Services

Virginia Palacio et al.

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Analyze and monitor your Facebook Pages LikeAlyzer http://www.Likealyzer.com

Overview of worldwide National Meteorological Services World Weather Information Service http://worldweather.wmo.int/en/home.html

Web of Facebook Company Information Facebook http://newsroom.fb.com/company-info/

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Facebook is one of the most used social networks and it represents a perfect virtual platform to share information and to promote active and immediate interaction amongst users. This is why many NMSs develop new communication strategies and incorporate this tool for different purposes. In this paper we investigate how Facebook was introduced in different NMSs worldwide as an additional tool for the diffusion of meteorological information and interction with users.
Facebook is one of the most used social networks and it represents a perfect virtual platform to...
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