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[libreoffice-marketing] Re: Social Media site MeWe and possible presence?


Hi Mike,

Last minute thought; I know but, if by any chance you used Google Takeout
to retrieve the Google Plus posts from the LO and/or TDF account pages and
(the big one) IF you picked JSON for the type data in the zip file created
there is a way to automatically load all the top level posts into MeWe
using a tool of their own creation. No idea if it could load to a Page vs
User Account but maybe that would be possible.

Anyway, thought I'd mention it.

Last minute because I don't know how much longer folks can pull G+ data via
Takeout.

Drew




On Mon, Apr 1, 2019 at 3:11 PM Drew Jensen <drewjensen.inbox@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Howdy,
>
> A while back, after the announcement that Google Plus was closing, I
> created an account over on the MeWe.com website following a number of folks
> from the G+ site.
>
> The service is still on the small side with, from their last report,
> around 5 million registered users world wide, but growing.
>
> As a site it is similar to Google Plus (which is similar to Facebook,
> etc). It is currently walled, in that only registered members can interact
> with content, but this is planned to change in the future and the sites
> content being searchable and readable without a registration but no hard
> date on when that might happen.
>
> The service offers 'groups' which are analogous to 'community' pages under
> Google Plus with two major differences: 1st there are no sub-categories and
> 2nd there is an optional chat feature available. Any member of the group
> can post to the group page and if chat is enabled use the chat window.
> Groups may be designated as private, which means the content is not visible
> to outside members and not returned in site wide searches, or public, which
> makes the content visible inside MeWe search results. Groups have enough
> optional settings that they can be made to act like pages (explained in
> next paragraph).
>
> The service also offers 'pages' which differs from groups in the following
> ways:
> Pages are always public and may not be made private.
> Only administrators and moderators of the page may post to the page and
> there can be multiple admins and mods.
> MeWe users can follow a page and followers can enter comments on posts
> there but may not make top level posts.
> Pages include storage space for documents/images/videos (I believe that is
> currently 8gig but I need to clarify that).
> Pages are currently in 'Beta' and free but when they leave Beta there
> will be a monthly fee of 2.99 USD per month.
> Pages may be 'unofficial' or 'official' branding pages for legal entities
> - by default pages will UNOFFICIAL and there will be visible mark on Page
> Info pages added by the MeWe service unless the administrators fulfill
> MeWe requirements for an official status. (final details on what those will
> be are TTBOMK still being worked out)
>
> This is getting rather long..so.
>
> The site uses custom URLS on a first come first sever basis and I took the
> liberty of reserving two by creating two pages: (don't click on them)
>
> Category: Software
> Website: libreoffice.org
>
> *Page: https://mewe.com/p/libreoffice <https://mewe.com/p/libreoffice>*
>
>
> Category: Science, Technology & Engineering
> Website: documentfoundaiton.org
> *Page: https://mewe.com/p/documentfoundation
> <https://mewe.com/p/documentfoundation>*
>
>
> Presently the pages are NOT PUBLISHED and only visible to two MeWe
> accounts, mine and Sophie G (though she may not know that, but when she
> connected with my account there I just added in as admin to both).
>
> Group wise, there someone has already reserved a group under the name
> LibreOfficeFR and there is a generic Open Source Office Suite group where
> posts regarding LibreOffice have been going. That last group has not really
> taken off user wise with only 159 members. Other groups however are picking
> up users faster, for example a generic 'Open Source' group is pushing
> towards 2,000 members and the arts based groups I tend to frequent are
> building much faster.
>
> At this point I would be interested to either open a LibreOffice Group or
> Page and am interested in hearing peoples thoughts pro or con.
>
> Best wishes,
>
> Drew
>
> ps if anyone wants to see those pages I can toggle them to published (and
> back to unpublished later) but you would still need a MeWe account to see
> them.
>
>
>
> Best wishes,
>

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