5 Ways to Follow the Nobel Prize News Exclusively Online

Being a social media enthusiast, I plan to keep up with the Nobel Prize winners through Twitter and Facebook, respectively.

You can follow the 2011 Nobel Prize announcements as the news breaks on Nobelprize.org, the official web site of the Nobel Prize, with live coverage from official press conferences, including alerts on social media such as Twitter and Facebook

Nobelprize.org provides the official news about the 2011 Nobel Prize announcements within Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Peace and the Prize in Economic Sciences as soon as they happen. The first announcement, for the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, will be made on October 3, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. CET and 9:30 a.m. GMT at the earliest.

You can follow the Nobel Prize announcements in the several ways online:

Live webcast on Nobelprize.org — The press conferences from the Nobel Prize awarding institutions and exclusive interviews with members of Nobel Committees will be webcast live.

Live video player — You can embed the live video player  on your own web site or blog for up-to-the-minute news as they occur.

Video on-demand — If you cannot follow the live webcast, the announcements as well as interviews will be available as downloadable video on-demand after a few hours. New this year, on demand streaming is available to support all mobile devices such as phones and tablets.

Social media — Keep up with the latest news on the Nobelprize Facebook page,  the Twitter feed (#nobelprize) lets you keep in touch with the Nobel Prize announcements using the web, through SMS alerts on your phone, or instant messenger services.

Exclusive content — Nobelprize.org conducts a telephone interview with the 2011 Nobel Laureates immediately after they receive the news about the Nobel Prize capturing the Laureates’ first impressions about the announcement.

Being a social media enthusiast, I plan to keep up with the Nobel Prize winners through Twitter and Facebook, respectively. What do you plan to do?