Universities Embrace Social Media October 9, 2012Posted by Joanne KY Teoh in Convergence, Education, News, Social Media, Trends.
Tags: blog, Facebook, podcast, Twitter
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Colleges and universities in the US are embracing social media to connect with students, alumni, prospective students, and donors.
According to BestCollegesOnline.com, one in three schools indicate that they achieve better results with social media than through traditional media.
Data from a study by the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth show:
98% of colleges and universities report having a Facebook page
84% have a school Twitter account
66% have a blog
41% have a podcast
This infographic shows how those in higher education are using social media.