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SMITHSONIAN NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY – SOCIAL MEDIA DAY, 11 FEBRUARY 2017

Posted  11 April 2017 in News  
By Pamela Linden
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A day full day of Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Website, and Instagram social media activity, with interactive historian Question/Answer sessions, WWI debates, discussions, etc. sponsored by the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.

What: Museums, archives, and other educational institutions around the world will share a day of social media activity focused on World War I history. Follow these institutions on social media and you’ll discover interesting content almost every single day. But on April 11, experts and educators will be online to answer questions, test your knowledge in pop quizzes, and take you behind the scenes with live video.

Who: Whether you’re a social media super user or just getting the hang of it, you’ll find engaging history-focused activities on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and other social networks.

Where: Mostly Facebook and Twitter. See the National Museum of American History website for more details.

When: All day on Tuesday, April 11. For a full schedule and chronological list of the whole day visit http://americanhistory.si.edu/topics/world-war-i/pages/social-media-day. Please note that all times are Eastern Standard Time (not UK, London time).

Highlights include, a Twitter Q&A with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, a World War I Pop Quiz from the National Museum of American Jewish History and Spymania in Falmouth: Code-breaking activity.

 

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