50 Great Ways Colleges Are Using Facebook [Reblog]

Facebook Mosaic

Facebook Mosaic

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.

Be Positive Campaign — Learn Social Media By Example

One of the most powerful, yet overlooked, characteristics of success is positive attitude; which remains to be under-utilized. Moreover, and with the rough times this generation is facing, it is very important to familiarize students about the importance of thinking positively in order to ensure they have more chances to achieve their goals and dreams.

Idea & Objectives:

Be Positive Campaign’s mission is to encourage young students to stay in school and to think more positive about the situations that are going on in there lives, to do positive things while achieving their goals and their dreams towards success. The campaign does not only aim to reach out to students in middle schools, high schools, and colleges, but to anyone out their with a vision.

Be Positive Campaign

Be Positive Campaign

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Adobe’s “Real or Fake” Campaign — Learn SM By Example

Adobe wanted to increase awareness of its discounts for college students. It thought hard and long about the best strategy to do so, taking into consideration its target audience while tailoring an effective, customized method to reach them.

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