• OpenAccess
  • Social Networks Sites (SNSs) Available to Promotion of Biotechnology Summit (BS12 & BS14) & Int. Biotechnol. Color J.  [WBM 2014]
  • DOI: 10.4236/jss.2014.27001   PP.1 - 4
  • Author(s)
  • Susana Lozano-Muñiz, José Antonio Hernández Contreras, José Antonio Rosales Barrales
  • Social network sites (SNSs) such as Instagram, Google+, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, BioWebSpin, Blogger are increasingly attracting the attention of millions users, academic and industry researchers intrigued by their affordances and reach. They can vary in the extent to which they incorporate new information and communication tools, such as mobileconnectivity, blogging, and photo/video-sharing. SNSs have the potential to increase the reach and efficiency of essential Open Access Publishing Journals, such as researches and communications. Objective: The article showed the different kinds of SNSs available in promotion of the aim of the International Foundation for Biotechnology Research & Early Stimulation in the Culture of Health, Nutrition, Sport, Art, Science, Technology and Society civil association, a nonprofit organization (IFFBRAESITCOHNSASTAS A.C.) biotechnology summit 2012 & 2014 (BS12 & BS14) as the publication of International Biotechnology Color Journal (Int. Biotechnol. Color J.). Methods: We performed a systematic review and use of the social networks available in this area of the world as Instagram, Google+, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook (Fb), BioWebSpin& Blogger. Results: A total of 7 SNSs were used to promote BS12, BS14 and the Int. Biotechnol. Color J. publication. The first three SNSs did not provide statistics or graphical analyses of the behavior of the network. The system provided the number of followers, following, post, and the comments and the option to share or how qualify the post; the last four SNSs systems offer statistical analyses of various aspects as set forth in the figures. Conclusion: The number of organization that uses SNSs has been steadily increasing in the past 9 years. SNSs available and trending in this part of the world can be useful to promotion of events as BS12, BS14 and the Int. Biotechnol. Color J. publication.

  • Social Network Sites, International Research Journals, Biotechnology Journals, Open Access Publishing Journals, Non Profit Scholar Organizations
  • References
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    Muñiz, S.L. (2014) Report of the Event, Biotechnology Summit 2012. International Biotechnology Color Journal, 2, 11-16.
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