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Total number of times FDA used Web 2.0/social media tools to distribute agency content within the month

Dictionary: FDA currently uses the following social media tools to share public health information with the American public like information related to food recalls and health awareness initiatives or industry-specific content:

  • Twitter:FDA uses a variety of twitter accounts that feature content from the Centers and specific public health disciplines. The number of tweets distributed across all accounts will be reported each month.
  • Facebook: The number of times FDA posts content on the FDA Facebook page will be reported each month. The Facebook can be found at: http://www.facebook.com/#!/FDA .
  • You Tube: The number of videos posted will be reported each month.
  • Flikr The number of photos shared will be reported each month. The FDA Flikr page can be found at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fdaphotos/.
  • Blogs: The number of FDA blog postings to OPA-managed blogs will be reported each month.

Fiscal Year - 2012

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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2011N/A266
Nov 2011N/A316
Dec 2011N/A368
Jan 2012N/A322
Feb 2012N/A292
Mar 2012N/A470
Apr 2012N/A246
May 2012N/ATBD
Jun 2012N/ATBD
Jul 2012N/ATBD
Aug 2012N/ATBD
Sep 2012N/ATBD

FY 2012 YTD: 2,280

Twitter (1)

FDA uses a variety of twitter accounts that feature content from the Centers and specific public health disciplines. The number of tweets distributed across all accounts will be reported each month.

Fiscal Year - 2012
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2011N/A207
Nov 2011N/A211
Dec 2011N/A237
Jan 2012N/A189
Feb 2012N/A212
Mar 2012N/A397
Apr 2012N/A187
May 2012N/ATBD
Jun 2012N/ATBD
Jul 2012N/ATBD
Aug 2012N/ATBD
Sep 2012N/ATBD

FY 2012 YTD: 1,640

Footnotes

  • (1) Tracking against this measure did not begin until November 2010.

Facebook (1)

The number of times FDA posts content on the FDA Facebook page will be reported each month. The Facebook can be found at: http://www.facebook.com/#!/FDA.

Fiscal Year - 2012
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2011N/A11
Nov 2011N/A8
Dec 2011N/A9
Jan 2012N/A10
Feb 2012N/A16
Mar 2012N/A13
Apr 2012N/A20
May 2012N/ATBD
Jun 2012N/ATBD
Jul 2012N/ATBD
Aug 2012N/ATBD
Sep 2012N/ATBD

FY 2012 YTD: 87

Footnotes

  • (1) Tracking against this measure did not begin until November 2010.

YouTube (1)

The number of videos posted will be reported each month.

Fiscal Year - 2012
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2011N/A15
Nov 2011N/A18
Dec 2011N/A12
Jan 2012N/A3
Feb 2012N/A13
Mar 2012N/A9
Apr 2012N/A8
May 2012N/ATBD
Jun 2012N/ATBD
Jul 2012N/ATBD
Aug 2012N/ATBD
Sep 2012N/ATBD

FY 2012 YTD: 78

Footnotes

  • (1) Tracking against this measure did not begin until November 2010.

Flikr (1)

The number of photos shared will be reported each month. The FDA Flikr page can be found at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/fdaphotos/.

Fiscal Year - 2012
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2011N/A28
Nov 2011N/A77
Dec 2011N/A106
Jan 2012N/A110
Feb 2012N/A43
Mar 2012N/A39
Apr 2012N/A20
May 2012N/ATBD
Jun 2012N/ATBD
Jul 2012N/ATBD
Aug 2012N/ATBD
Sep 2012N/ATBD

FY 2012 YTD: 423

Footnotes

  • (1) Tracking against this measure did not begin until November 2010.

Blogs (1)

The number of FDA blog postings to OPA-managed blogs will be reported each month.

Fiscal Year - 2012
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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2011N/A5
Nov 2011N/A2
Dec 2011N/A4
Jan 2012N/A10
Feb 2012N/A8
Mar 2012N/A12
Apr 2012N/A11
May 2012N/ATBD
Jun 2012N/ATBD
Jul 2012N/ATBD
Aug 2012N/ATBD
Sep 2012N/ATBD

FY 2012 YTD: 52

Footnotes

  • (1) Tracking against this measure did not begin until November 2010.

Glossary

Note: The data provided on this website is produced on an ongoing basis for performance management purposes and is subject to change due to updates of preliminary estimates, corrections, or other reasons. In addition, FDA may change the type or amount of data provided on this website at any time. Information marked as "Completed" may include measures and/or key projects for which activities are ongoing but no longer tracked as part of FDA-TRACK.