50 Great Ways Colleges Are Using Facebook [Reblog]

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The Thoughtpick team is dedicated to bringing you top of the line social media tips and howtos in order to help you get the most of your online experience. Therefore, today we will be reblogging this great article we found at onlinecollegecourses.com: 50 Great Ways Colleges Are Using Facebook.

Colleges have fully embraced Facebook as a way to interact with current and prospective students, alumni, and even the general public. It’s a natural fit for finding and communicating with students who are online all the time anyway, and affords colleges a seemingly limitless opportunity for sharing photos, recruiting new students, featuring professors and visiting speakers, and bolstering the image of the institution. Here are 50 great ways colleges are using Facebook.

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