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Fill out Your YouTube About Section

Your YouTube Channel's About section should tell your audience all about your organization. Make sure that you fill this out completely. Include the following in your About section: profile picture/logo channel art channel description contact email location other social media links Your YouTube Channel About section can serve as an introduction to your channel and to your department....

How to Create a QR Code for a Facebook Event

You can create a QR code for your Facebook event. QR (quick response) codes black and white squares made for smart camera phones. The phones "read" the code and send you to a specified URL. You can create the code, download it, and put it anywhere you want to share it including on websites, flyers, and business cards. Go to your Facebook event. Go to the options at the top of the screen. Select Create QR Code from the drop-down...

How to Dismiss While You Were Away Feature on Twitter

The While You Were Away Twitter feature curates tweets Twitter's algorithm calculates you would find most interesting since your last login. If you don't like the tweets that have been selected for you or you just don't want the curated list, you have to scroll past this feature or turn it off. Follow the directions below to turn it off. Go to your Twitter Timeline. You will see While you were away. Click the X at the top of the...

How to Get to Your Facebook Page Settings

Knowing how to get to your Page settings is an important part of managing a Facebook Page. Follow the Instructions below to get to your Facebook Page settings. Go to the Page you manage. Look to the top of the Page header. The white strip is where you find your Admin Panel tools. From left to right: Page Messages Notifications Insights Publishing Tools Settings and Help. Click Settings at the top to get to your Page settings. Don't confuse your...

In an Emergency

In a campus emergency: Pause all posts (including scheduled) and advertisements Share the posts from the official Sonoma State University accounts with your followers. Do not make your own statement or share from outside sources, such as the media. Monitoring/reporting information: In some crisis situations, followers will try to provide information to the university through their social media accounts. If someone contacts your account with emergency information, immediately provide information to police by calling 911 and 707.664.444...