There are a number of ways you can organise an event using social media. A simple way
to do this is to send a message with details of the event out to everyone in your
network who you want to attend.
A more flexible method is creating an event page. This is a page on your social
network where you can list the details of an event – date, time, location – everything
a person could need to know to turn up at the right place, at the right time, on the
You can choose to make this an "open event", which anyone can see, or you can only
allow the people you choose to access the event page. This is useful if you don’t want
random strangers turning up.
On the event page guests can confirm whether they are able to attend or not so you
can easily see how many people to expect.
Social media also makes it very easy to share the organisation of the event, for
instance you and your friends might all want to work together to organise a surprise
birthday party. You can communicate with each other by posting messages on the event
One last thing: while you are organising your first event using social media, don't
forget the people who don't use social media
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