Celebrate Social Media Day by joining in the Penn State conversation

University Park, Pa. — Today (June 30) is World Social Media Day. Celebrate with Penn State by joining the conversation with hundreds of thousands of fellow Nittany Lions.

With 218,000 fans, Penn State’s official page on Facebook is one of the most popular university pages in the world, more than doubling its fan count in the past year. See what other Penn Staters are talking about while enjoying news, photos, videos and more at facebook.com/pennstate.

On Twitter, join the thousands who already follow @penn_state for news and discussion and @pennstatelive for a feed of the University’s latest news headlines.

On LinkedIn, the Penn State Alumni Association leads a group of more than 30,000 students, faculty, staff and alumni in networking and job searching. Click here or go to linkedin.com and search for “Penn State Alumni Association” to join the official group.

Check out official videos at youtube.com/pennstate and photos at flickr.com/pennstatelive.

Across the University, numerous groups are using social media to reach Penn Staters in a variety of ways. This summer, Student Affairs and Undergraduate Admissions staff will test SCVNGR, a location-based gaming system, as part of new student orientation and Spend A Summer Day. The University Relations team, meanwhile, will be continuing to experiment with new platforms and programs.

Join in for all the latest at http://www.facebook.com/pennstate, http://www.twitter.com/penn_state, twitter.com/pennstatelive and http://www.linkedin.com. or videos, subscribe to the Penn State channel at youtube.com/pennstate. For a large collection of images from Penn State, go to flickr.com/pennstatelive.

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Last Updated June 30, 2011