NIU social media initiatives find common home: Northern Illinois University SMASHUP now Live

11-5-2010
NIU social media initiatives find common home (via NIU Today)

As the Internet and its applications continue to evolve at a dizzying speed, most websites now offer a veritable smorgasbord of tiny icons that link users to various social media pages.

NIU now has risen above the din of square-shaped logos clamoring for attention.

The university’s Web Communications Team this morning launched smashup.niu.edu, a one-stop shop for all of NIU’s social media initiatives, including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube and foursquare.

SMASHUP is a social media expansion of the Internet concept of “mashup,” the word for a website that combines data feeds from several sources...

--->Read the full release from "NIU Today" here.

Thanks to the NIU Media Relations and Internal Communications Team for an awesome synopsis of the SMASHUP project with NIU!