NEWS & PRESS RELEASES
Instagram added to mix of social networking sites
Instagram, a fast-growing photo sharing, social network, has been added to the range of online networking sites used by BBC&S.
With Instagram, users can easily snap, enhance, and share their own photos online, in addition to viewing, commenting on, and liking photos posted by friends.
Followers of the BBC&S Instagram page will see unique and interesting photos of areas around campus and student life.
Follow BBC&S on Instagram at www.instagram.com/baptistbible.
Social networks provide a place for friends, alumni, parents, prospective students, donors, and more to stay connected and up to date with what's happening on campus.
Shared information includes news articles, campus events, updates, polls, and photographs. The online options also provide a place for members and fans to connect with each other and share their common interests.
Nearly 6,000 on Facebook
With close to 6,000 "likes," the BBC&S page is among the largest among colleges and universities its size.
The page provides frequent updates on events, gives easy access to important information, interesting items, fun "random poll questions," and other posts.
View and join the BBC&S page at www.facebook.com/BaptistBible.
More Pictures on Pinterest
Image and idea sharing are what drives the online pin board Pinterest.
Users search through interesting images that link to more details and information online. They can also create boards of their own sharing and organizing photos and ideas for others to view.
Find the BBC&S Pinterest page at www.pinterest.com/baptistbible/.
Quick Feeds on Twitter
Short, concise updates are posted on Twitter, the world's largest microblogging site.
Messages, limited to 140 characters, offer quick easy updates and links to more. Users use hashtags to search posts about specific subjects and the @ symbol to post directly to another person.
View the BBC&S Twitter page at www.twitter.com/baptistbiblecs.
Connections with Google Plus
Through features like circles for sharing items, hangouts for online chats, and a stream, users to quickly scan updates posted by connections.
Posts can be made to selected groups and circles allowing users to be more purposeful about the information they share.
Check out the BBC&S area here.
Baptist Bible College & Seminary offers an outstanding Christian education through on-campus, online, and other distance learning options. Students go beyond the ordinary, learning to serve with excellence as they gain critical leadership and life skills.
To learn more, go to www.bbc.edu or call 570.586.2400.
Posted on: 1/28/2013 9:02:14 AM