Using Facebook to Share Scientific Data
Since the announcement that Facebook will accept interactive 3D embeds, we have been uploading cryo-em and xray diffraction data into Sketchfab. As shown below, these structures are easily posted to a Facebook page. Clicking on the “More Information” tab within the viewer will display the EMDatabank / RCSB download links, authors and publication. We are currently exploring the use of these tools for data-sharing via social media.
One can post directly to Facebook using the sharing tab located on the viewer, as shown below: