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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 - 2011

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TimeTargetNumber
Oct 2010N/A178
Nov 2010N/A309
Dec 2010N/A239
Jan 2011N/A305
Feb 2011N/A269
Mar 2011N/A303
Apr 2011N/A207
May 2011N/A251
Jun 2011N/A383
Jul 2011N/A350
Aug 2011N/A269
Sep 2011N/A202

FY 2011 Total: 3,265

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 - 2011
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TimeTargetNumber
Nov 2010N/A167
Dec 2010N/A164
Jan 2011N/A203
Feb 2011N/A237
Mar 2011N/A278
Apr 2011N/A179
May 2011N/A233
Jun 2011N/A324
Jul 2011N/A277
Aug 2011N/A229
Sep 2011N/A173

FY 2011 Total: 2,464

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 - 2011
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TimeTargetNumber
Nov 2010N/A15
Dec 2010N/A11
Jan 2011N/A12
Feb 2011N/A6
Mar 2011N/A9
Apr 2011N/A6
May 2011N/A9
Jun 2011N/A12
Jul 2011N/A5
Aug 2011N/A7
Sep 2011N/A8

FY 2011 Total: 100

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 - 2011
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TimeTargetNumber
Nov 2010N/A11
Dec 2010N/A2
Jan 2011N/A6
Feb 2011N/A24
Mar 2011N/A13
Apr 2011N/A18
May 2011N/A7
Jun 2011N/A14
Jul 2011N/A4
Aug 2011N/A5
Sep 2011N/A3

FY 2011 Total: 107

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 - 2011
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TimeTargetNumber
Nov 2010N/A113
Dec 2010N/A58
Jan 2011N/A79
Feb 2011N/A178
Mar 2011N/A38
Apr 2011N/A27
May 2011N/A46
Jun 2011N/A32
Jul 2011N/A62
Aug 2011N/A26
Sep 2011N/A17

FY 2011 Total: 676

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 - 2011
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TimeTargetNumber
Nov 2010N/A3
Dec 2010N/A4
Jan 2011N/A5
Feb 2011N/A2
Mar 2011N/A3
Apr 2011N/A4
May 2011N/A2
Jun 2011N/A1
Jul 2011N/A2
Aug 2011N/A2
Sep 2011N/A1

FY 2011 Total: 29

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.