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Facebook immediately raise public awareness worldwide to inform & motivate people to take action about climate change.


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Summary

Facebook is a corporation and online social networking service headquartered in Menlo Park, California, in the United States. Its website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg with his Harvard College roommates and fellow students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes.

After registering to use the site, users can create a user profile, add other users as "friends", exchange messages, post status updates and photos, share videos, use various apps and receive notifications when others update their profiles. Additionally, users may join common-interest user groups, organized by workplace, school or college, or other characteristics, and categorize their friends into lists such as "People From Work" or "Close Friends". Also users can complain or block unpleasant people. Facebook had over 1.59 billion monthly active users as of August 2015.


What actions do you propose?

Use Facebook to Raise climate change public awareness through

  • Chat
  • Voice calling
  • Video calling/viewing
  • Online messaging
  • Image sharing
  • Climate change poster
  • Creating and uploading visual climate change 3 minute documentary.


Who will take these actions?

Everybody


Where will these actions be taken?

Worldwide


How will these actions have a high impact in addressing climate change?

Everybody in this 21th century connected with facebook  by means of communication and easily gets knowledge about climate change and his/her responsibility for stop climate change and ultimately changes his/her behavior which significantly reduce  climate change impact in future.


What are other key benefits?

Everybody well-known for climate change.

Short timing for sharing climate change information.

Cost effective.

Easily available social media..

More users.


What are the proposal’s costs?

Each person can get

  • $0.25 for posting pumplets/poster and sharing image about climate change message.
  • $0.25 viewing climate change documentary.
  • $50 for creating and uploading visual climate change documentary.


Time line

This can be produced within a day or but it would have to be updated time to time.


Related proposals


References

 

"Facebook Climbs To 1.59 Billion Users And Crushes Q4 Estimates With $5.8B Revenue". January 27, 2016. Retrieved January 27, 2016.

Carlson, Nicholas (2010). "At Last — The Full Story Of How Facebook Was Founded". Business Insider (online, March 5). Retrieved November 26, 2015.

Carlson, Nicholas (March 5, 2010). "At Last – The Full Story Of How Facebook Was Founded". Business Insider.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Facebook

  Phillips, Sarah. "A brief history of Facebook". the Guardian. Retrieved September 17, 2015.