Home > ResourceBlog > Article

« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

Bookmark and Share   Feed

Tuesday, 29th September 2009

International Olympic Committee Making Use of Social Media to Spread the Word and Other Resources

Via an e-Mail:

This week the International Olympic Committe (IOC) will announce which city (Chicago, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro or Madrid) will host the 2016 Olympic Games. The announcement will take place on Friday in Copenhagen, Denmark during the Olympic Congress.

The IOC has made several resources available online including four that utilize popular social media tools:

+ Photos via Flickr

+ Twitter Feed

+ Facebook Page

+ YouTube Channel

+ The IOC sponsored an online video contest. More than 200 people entered. Two winners won a trip to Copenhagen for the Congress. More about the Winners with direct inks to their winning videos posted on YouTube in this announcement.

What Else is Available:

+ Official Web Site

+ A Live Video Feed of the Final Presentations and Announcement Will Be Available Here

+ Broadcast Quality Videos Can Be Accessed and Downloaded for Free (Login: IOC Password: MEDIA2009)

+ Cool! Olympic Review Magazine
A Full Text, Full Image eMagazine, dedicated to the Olympic Congress Note: It can take a while to download the complete 84 page document, utilizes technology from Digipage. You can view thumbnails of pages, see facing pages, keyword search the publication, etc.

Fact Sheets
+ Theme 1 The Athletes
+ Theme 2 The Olympic Games
+ Theme 3 The Structure of the Olympic Movement
+ Theme 4 Olympism and Youth
+ Theme 5 The Digital Revolution

+ Practical Information and Official Schedule of Events (for Media)
Both Documents are PDF Files.


Category:

Views: 2514




« All ResourceBlog Articles

 

FreePint

FreePint supports the value of information in the enterprise. Read more »


FeedLatest FreePint Content:


  • Click to view the article Product Review of LexisNexis Company Dossier (Technology - Search, Outputs & Alerts, User Interface & Help)
    Monday, 1st September 2014

    The third part of Chris Porter's review looks at the searching, filtering, list-building and exporting capabilities within LexisNexis Company Dossier, a research database providing information about companies, executives and industries. His scrutiny includes the "Compare Companies" feature and "Custom Report" tool.

  • Click to view the article Not Enough or Too Much? A Data Protection Dilemma
    Monday, 1st September 2014

    Companies know that compromising privacy is bad for business, which is why Microsoft is challenging official disclosure demands in the United States courts. Meanwhile a United States congressional thinktank has concerns about the protection of personal financial records, and a British survey shows just how much customers will punish companies that play fast and loose with their data. But has the pendulum now swung too far in the privacy direction? One survey suggests that the protectionist barriers against digital trade could cause a measurable contraction in gross domestic product - but governments know that privacy wins votes.

  • Click to view the article Risk & Compliance - Free Online Resources
    Monday, 1st September 2014

    Penny Crossland highlights some high quality free resources in the risk, regulatory and compliance sphere, presenting some alternatives to the "Big Three".

     

  • ... more ...

All FreePint Content »
FreePint Topics »


A FreePint Subscription delivers articles and reports that support your organisation's information practice, content and strategy.

Find out more and order a FreePint Subscription by visiting the
completing our online form: Subscription Order page.


FreePint Testimonials

"As a service providing practical support and guidance for what professionals do FreePint is pretty unique and decent value for money." ..."

Read more testimonials and supply yours »






 

 
 
 

Register

Register to receive the free ResourceShelf Newsletter, featuring highlighted posts.

Find out more »

Article Categories

All Article Categories »

Archive

All Archives »