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Tweeting in the Ivy League

Twitter was founded in 2006, some 370 years AFTER Harvard University. It would be easy for the iconic Crimson to say, in that time, they

ISL Schools on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter

Let’s compare the different social media platforms and how they are used by the ISL schools. Together, the Facebook pages of the 16 schools have accumulated 17,698 likes. Meanwhile, the LinkedIn groups have acquired 6,152 members and the Twitter feeds have attracted 3,486 followers. This ratio of likes to members to followers varies significantly from school to school, implying that schools prioritize certain platforms over others–and not always the same ones.

NMH Tops The Eight Schools For Twitter Followers

I analyzed the usage of Twitter in either general school communications or alumni communications. This excludes accounts which are specific to admissions, current parents, sports teams, arts and music, etc. I found that NMH (@nmhschool) has the most twitter followers among the members of the Eight School Association. Let’s take a look at how the other schools compare: