Military.com Reaches One Million 'Likes' on Facebook
Website reaches new heights in social media
MCLEAN, Va., July 10, 2013
MCLEAN, Va., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Military.com reached one million
'Likes' on Facebook this past weekend – a significant milestone for a site
that has always focused on social forums.
The website has a strong social media presence on Facebook and on Twitter
keeping fans and followers updated on military news and benefits information,
jobs for veterans, and ways for the military community to connect online.
"One million 'Likes' on Facebook is a significant milestone for us," said T
McCreary, President of Military.com and retired Navy Rear Admiral. "As a
community website, we are always looking to extend our reach and provide
information to our members. We've worked hard to ensure our social media
destinations are valuable for anyone looking for information about the
Vivian Greentree, Director of Research and Policy for Blue Star Families,
agreed saying, "In our recent Blue Star Families Military Family Lifestyle
Survey, Military.com was cited as one of the top three resources for military
families to find information. We know that military families are increasingly
getting their news and information from trusted, reliable online sources. As a
result, we are not surprised that Military.com's popularity continues to grow
within the military community."
"We've always focused on giving the audience places to exchange ideas,
primarily through our discussion boards," said Military.com Editor Ward
Carroll. "Our Facebook page has supplemented our other forums nicely and
created another place for our readers to communicate with us and each other."
Military.com launched in 2000. Acquired by Monster Worldwide in 2004,
additional focus was placed on veteran employment and resources for members
about to transition to civilian life. Resources like the Military Skills
Translator, GI Bill tools, and time-phased information to prepare
servicemembers for their post military careers are easily accessible.
Membership to the site is free. In addition, Military.com features the latest
defense news, benefits information, military videos, education information and
spouse and family updates.
Military.com is the nation's largest military and veteran online news and
membership organization serving active duty personnel, reservists, guard
members, retirees, veterans, family members, defense workers and those
considering military careers. Military.com enables Americans with military
affinity to access their benefits, advance their careers, enjoy military
discounts, and stay connected for life. Military.com is a business unit of
Monster Worldwide Inc. More information is available at www.military.com.
Military.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/Militarydotcom
Military.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/MilitaryDotCom
Military.com Google+: http://plus.google.com/+MilitaryDotCom
Military.com Press Center:
Contact: Sarah Blansett, firstname.lastname@example.org, 703-346-8523
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