By Christine Howles, LHCRT Communications Manager
Over the last year or so the canal Trust has been raising it’s profile on social media. We have created a new Facebook Page, our Facebook Group goes from strength to strength and we are also on Twitter and Instagram and Google+.
Some of you may already be amongst the 1.4 billion people across the world who use Facebook each month. For those of you who wonder what all the fuss is about I will try to clarify some of the mystery and dispel some misconceptions.
Here’s a simple guide to what Facebook does. There are four main things to know about Facebook:
A lot of people worry about Facebook – particularly about giving their personal details. Well the good news is there’s no need to worry. When you join, the only information you need to give is your email address, name and date of birth. You can fill in lots more information about yourself but that’s optional. Any information you do give, can be locked down using your privacy settings so that no-one can see it.