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Profile: @NatGeoChannel

13 August 2009

(1) WHY this site?

I analyzed National Geographic Channel:

1-      To include a TV Channel representation on Twitter as a visual communication category.

2-      Also the content (documentaries) of the National Geographic Channel is mostly related to visual communication categories.

(2) Screen shot

screenshot captured on Aug 13, 2009 by @filizefe

screenshot captured on Aug 13, 2009 by @filizefe

(3) Data on tweets

NatGeoChannel_chart

(4) “Fill In The Blank” stats

Date data downloaded : Aug 13, 2009
Industry sector : Media, Visual Communication

Twitter ID : @ NatGeoChannel

Followers : 26,226
Following : 4,571
Ratio followers/following : 5,7

Number posts : 1,446
Account created : Dec 19, 2008
First post :

Bio: Follow us for the latest on what’s happening at the National Geographic Channel in the U.S.

NatGeoChannel_Bio

URLS:
Twitter : http://twitter.com/NatGeoChannel
Bio link : http://twitter.com/NatGeoChannel
Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/natgeotv
MySpace : http://www.myspace.com/ngchannelhttp://www.myspace.com/frameyourworld

LinkedIn : http://www.linkedin.com/companies/national-geographic-channel
Org Blogs: NGC Blogs Home

Forums: NGC Forums Home

Org website home : http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/

Other :

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/NationalGeographic

Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/groups/650323@N24
Read more: http://ngccommunity.nationalgeographic.com/ngcblogs/inside-ngc/#ixzz0O5sK1xqh

About:
National Geographic Channel, also commercially abbreviated as Nat Geo, is a subscription television channel that airs non-fiction television programs produced by the National Geographic Society. Like History and the Discovery Channel, the channel features documentaries involving nature, science, culture, and history.

(5) Analysis

A. General

(A.1) Background: NatGeo Globe image

(A.2) Avatar: NatGeo logo

(A.3) Bio: “Follow us for the latest on what’s happening at the National Geographic Channel in the U.S.”.

(A.4) Transparency: No transparency at all.

(A.5) Bio Link:

B. Tweets
(B.1) Replies: 17
(B.2) ReTweets: 17
(B.3) DM requests: 2
(B.4) Hashtags: 1
(B.5) (favorite tweet)

additional media: Recapping The National Geographic Channel Twebinar

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