Jul 7, 2015

USA & beyond: Join in Launch of World Population History.org

From: "Population Connection" <action@popconnect.org>
Date: Jul 7, 2015 7:03 AM
Subject: Join Us As We Launch World Population History.org

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Dear Liz,
I want you to be among the first to know that we are launching WorldPopulationHistory.org tomorrow! This website is built for users like you to explore how our world's population has grown throughout history. You can also discover the events, innovations and forces that have shaped population growth throughout time.
To celebrate the launch of the website, we hope you can join us for two exciting online events: a live Twitter Chat (happening tomorrow) and an in-depth RedditAMA (happening Thursday). Learn more about each event below, and set reminders on your calendar – we look forward to celebrating with you soon!
Twitter Chat
July 8, 2015
1:00-2:00pm EST
To view the chat, you must have an account on Twitter. You can create an account by clicking here.
Once you are logged into your account, use the search bar to search for the hashtag #WorldPop between 1-2pm EST on July 8, 2015. Join the conversation by including "#WorldPop" in a tweet. You can also retweet and favorite tweets from @popconnect and other participants as much as you would like!
Get started by signing on to Twitter and following the account @popconnect.
Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything)
July 9, 2015
1:00pm – 2:30pm EST
On July 9, join us on Reddit.com for a conversation about world population history. Starting at 1:00 pm, we'll be hosting a free-flowing question and answer session with Reddit community members about the growth of the world's population throughout time, and explaining some of the key moments when the course of human population has been influenced by innovations, tragedies and other events.
If you'd like to watch the conversation unfold, you can simply click here on July 9 and look for a link to our conversation.
To ask a question, you will need to create a Reddit account. Registration is simple: get started by clicking here and enter your information. Then, save your username and password, and check back on July 9 at 1:00pm. Once our post is live, you'll be able to read, ask questions and respond as you please.
To learn more about Reddit, check out this list of frequently asked questions.
We can't wait to reveal WorldPopulationHistory.org tomorrow, and we look forward to chatting with you on Twitter and Reddit soon.
Pam Wasserman
Pam Wasserman
Senior Vice President for Education

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