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NIST on Facebook and Twitter

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) now has a fan page on the popular social networking site, Facebook, and the microblogging service Twitter. Become a fan or follow us to receive the latest news, videos, photos and other media, event announcements, job postings and more.

You can find NIST on Facebook at and on Twitter as usnistgov.

We hope the new site will be a good way to keep up with what's happening at NIST, to network with others interested in NIST activities, and to submit your comments and questions.

* NIST has since updated its Facebook and Twitter profiles to and

Released December 1, 2009, Updated January 19, 2023