Nominet has joined the ranks of those registry operators who have embraced the much vaunted and possibly hyped, “social media”.
In the last few weeks the UK registry operator has started using two Twitter accounts and its Facebook page to interact with its members (and other interested parties).
Based on member feedback they have also started sending out technical notifications via email to supplement their existing RSS feeds.
On Twitter they are using:
You can find their facebook presence here.
Obviously both the Facebook and Twitter presences are accessible to both Nominet members and members of the public, while other fora, such as the private member forum, are not.
Hopefully these new efforts towards public engagement will have a positive impact on the registry.