Tuesday, December 2, 2008

State Department unveils social networking site

By Kellie Lunney klunney@govexec.com

December 1, 2008

The State Department has launched a social networking site to promote international exchanges and enhance the United States' image abroad, particularly among young people.

ExchangesConnect, administered by the department's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, includes blog postings, photos and videos from users across the world interested in trading information on culture, language and global education programs. A newly designed Web site, exchanges.state.gov, is a portal to the social network and the agency's Facebook page. ExchangesConnect is free, but requires users to fill out a brief online registration. more...

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