West Conshohocken, Pa.—ASTM International has recently established a presence on popular social media sites including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. These social media platforms provide another outlet for users and stakeholders to receive the latest news about ASTM and international standards activities.
The official Facebook page provides followers with the latest news about standards development within ASTM’s 142 technical committees, as well as information about publications, meetings and more, with direct links to the ASTM website. Currently, the page has more than 1,200 likes. A separate Facebook page for ASTM students features news about ASTM student memberships, awards, paper contests, and information about standards in the classroom.
More than 450 users currently follow @ASTMIntl on Twitter where ASTM tweets all of the latest headline news from ASTM with links to the site. We also tweet important information about upcoming meetings, training sessions, publications and other general ASTM news. As with Facebook, there is also a student presence on Twitter, @ASTMStudentFans.
The ASTM channel on YouTube, youtube.com/ASTMIntl, has informational videos, including membership and student videos, as well as specialized committee videos that highlight a particular ASTM technical committee or standards activity. Users can view several uploaded videos that cover a variety of standards development subjects and easily share the videos with colleagues and friends.
For more information, visit astm.org.