MFLN Personal Finance uses Facebook Live (Streaming) To Supplement Savings Challenge

This guest blog post was written by Molly Herndon, social media specialist for the MFLN Personal Finance team.  The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) is part of a DoD-USDA Partnership for Military Families – connecting military family service providers and Cooperative Extension professionals to research and to each other through engaging online learning opportunities.  You can follow Molly and the MFLN Personal Finance team on Twitter @MFLNPF.

Facebook Live is a streaming service offered by Facebook that allows …

Cooperative Extension: Let’s go Live!

Our very own #EdTechLN member, Michele Walfred – Ag Communicator for the University of Delaware – has been an early adopter of live streaming technology. Michele uses Periscope to tell the behind the scenes story of Extension. Follow her on Twitter at @MWalfred

Live streaming video, facilitated by free mobile apps such as Periscope and Meerkat, are taking social media by storm. They pack potential as a unique way to market Cooperative Extension to new audiences.

Equipped with only …

Start live streaming now, Extension

Right now, mobile live streaming is the hip new thing.

Meerkat was all the rage at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin, Texas and recently, Twitter confirmed its acquisition of Periscope, which is rumored to be a direct competitor.

Of course you are wondering, “What is mobile live streaming?” And, “What is all the hype about?”

Great questions, but the ones I often hear are, “How will Extension stay relevant in the 21st Century?” and “How …