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Kermit the Frog in The Muppets' Fan-A-Thon video

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Ad for exclusive video content created for Facebook

Facebook Chat March 26 2014

Kermit announcing their 2014 Facebook live chat.

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Muppets Most Wanted Facebook live chat in 2014.

Facebook is a social networking website that is operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc. The website currently has more than 400-million active users worldwide. Users create profiles with photos, lists of personal interests, contact information and other personal information. Users can also create and join interest and fan groups, some of which are maintained by organizations as a means of advertising. The Jim Henson Company, Sesame Workshop and The Muppets Studio have established official Facebook pages which are used as a way to communicate and connect with fans.

In March 2010, Sesame Street started creating fan pages for various characters - Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster and Grover were among the first, with more expected to come.[1] Elmo posted a special video message to his Facebook fans on March 9, 2010.

In March 2014, Constantine visited infiltrated the Facebook offices in promotion of Muppets Most Wanted his Badfrog website, left a video and photos for proof:

On March 26, 2014, Constantine, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Ricky Gervais and Ty Burrell did a live chat on their British and German Facebook accounts to promote Muppets Most Wanted, that was subsequently posted in the same spot, split up into two videos.

Official Facebook fan pages

References

  • The "Muppetbook" character bios featured in the digital press kit for Sesame Street's 40th season, posted on Sesameworkshop.org, parody the style and design of Facebook.
  • A Sesame Street t-shirt says "Elmo and Oscar are now friends" mimicking Facebook's news feed and a "Like" button.
  • In an interview for CNET, Kermit is asked about the usefullness of Twitter and Facebook, to which he replies, "it's so much easier to stay in touch with fans, friends, and especially family. When you have 2,342 brothers and sisters like I do, Facebook and Twitter save a lot of late night phone calls."[4]

The Muppets' Fan-A-Thon

In September 2011, the Muppets launched The Muppets' Fan-A-Thon a campaign to get a "bazillion" likes on Facebook to promote The Muppets. Special videos featuring Miss Piggy, Kermit the Frog, Fozzie Bear, Gonzo, Animal, and Sam the Eagle were created for the campaign.

Chat Stickers

In March 2014, Walt Disney Studios released Muppets Most Wanted stickers (by Amy Mebberson) for use in Facebook chat.

Notes

Muppet Wiki does not maintain coverage of personal Facebook profiles of Muppet cast or crew members; nor coverage of unofficial fan pages or groups.

External links

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Sesame Street's Facebook post
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Sesame Street's Facebook post
  3. http://www.facebook.com/social_graph.php?node_id=169731464548&filter=fanned&start=10
  4. "Meet Kermit the Frog, gadget geek." Terdiman, Daniel. December 7, 2011. CNET news.

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