Wikinews:Social networking

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Wikinews, "the free news source you can write!"

Follow Wikinews on your favourite social networking sites! Here are the feeds you can subscribe to and the groups you can become a fan of. For those where Wikinews does not publicise the latest articles, you can. Every published Wikinews article has a set of links for you to share where you want.


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Wikinews Twitter Account:
@wikinews

List of Wikinewsies

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Wikinews Facebook Page:
Wikinews


Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service that allows its users to send and read other users' updates (otherwise known as tweets), which are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length.

Facebook is a social networking website that is operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc. Users can add friends and send them messages, and update their personal profiles to notify friends about themselves. Individuals or companies can create "Pages" which allows users to "become a fan" of the individual, product, service, or concept. Pages look and behave much like a user's personal private profile, with some significant differences. You can follow news updates from Wikinews here.

Twitter and Facebook allows Wikinews to announce breaking news & to interact more with a rapidly changing community. Feel free to follow us on Twitter and Facebook to get the latest headlines (updated every 30 minutes) directly in your favorite client.

Currently the Twitter account is being maintained by TUFKAAP, DragonFire1024 and ShakataGaNai.

Using Wikinews content yourself

Wikinews content is created with a liberal license, the Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 license. You may freely reuse Wikinews content anywhere, provided it is attributed to Wikinews, and the license applicable to the Wikinews content is specified. The fine print is here.

OR - THE EASY OPTION

Every published Wikinews article has a standard template at the bottom. This provides links to some popular social networking sites. If you have an account, simply click the appropriate icon, and details from the Wikinews article will be transferred to the site.

Try it with this page!

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