Carnegie Institution's Social Network

In conjunction with Andrew Carnegie's mission to promote the "broadest and most liberal manner" of scientific discovery, The Carnegie Institution for Science is now on Facebook, YouTube, iTunes U, and other new media sites.

What is New Media?

New media is instant information delivered  interactively. Unlike television, radio, and  newspapers, which filter content through reporters and editors, new media distributes information directly via social networking.

What is Social Networking?

Social networking is the internet process of connecting people who share  ideas, visions, and perceptions.

Why is Carnegie using Social Networking?

The Carnegie Institution for Science aims to inspire scientific knowledge in those who are interested. One way way to spread the word is to engage in the most frequented networking platforms, such as  YouTube and Facebook.  These sites allow individuals to  interact  direclty with Carnegie content and with other people interested in research sponsored by the institution.

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