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Today's Lunch Streaming: "Social Media and the World Stage," a.k.a. State at Facebook

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, February 17 2011

Ross and Baer also hosted an online chat immediately after Secretary of State Clinton's Tuesday speech on "Internet freedom."

At nosh time today (at least on the east coast of the U.S.), Facebook's Washington office is hosting an online Q&A session with two of the U.S. State Department's public faces on digital diplomacy:

Join Alec Ross, Senior Adviser on Innovation to Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton, and Daniel Baer, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor for a discussion about how people around the world have been empowered by social media. 

Alec and Daniel will talk about themes addressed during Secretary Clinton's Feb. 15 speech on Internet freedom as well as related issues we face as global citizens in an increasingly networked and borderless world. They'll also take your questions live.

Things kick off at 12 p.m. EST today. Go there and get your questions answered.