Follow the Falcons through social networking
Aug. 12, 2009
Fans of Air Force athletics now have another way to keep up with the Falcons through the development of the nation's fastest growing on-line social network, Twitter, as well as YouTube and Facebook. The official Air Force athletics web site, www.GoAirForceFalcons.com, has created these social networking sites as part of its continuous efforts to "Follow your Air Force Falcons" and further engage and communicate with its fan base. The social media sites work in conjunction with www.GoAirForceFalcons.com, the official online source for Falcon athletics. Falcon fans can now stay connected with all 27 varsity athletics programs on campus, as well as receive other up-to-the-second breaking news and daily updates on other pertinent topics in the world of Falcon athletics.
By becoming a fan of Air Force Athletics on Facebook, followers of Falcon athletics will have the opportunity to receive score updates, event recaps and notices, video features, special announcements, news on promotions and special ticket offers and much more. The Facebook page is available by searching for "GoAirForceFalcons" under "Pages" on the site or the link provided below. Air Force Athletics on Facebook will provide users the opportunity to connect with the athletics program through social networking, while providing a source for public dialogue on topics that are current and relevant.
Twitter, one of the fastest growing phenomena on the internet, provides fans a means to receive a steady flow of information on all facets of Air Force athletics program through instant messaging.
YouTube will also allow Air Force fans the opportunity to view special uploaded Air Force Athletics video features, highlights and interviews.
On-line social-networking utilities, growing increasingly popular worldwide, allow users to connect and communicate information with others like friends, family and coworkers, immediately and unobtrusively. Facebook, with over 150 million users worldwide, and Twitter, boasting an increase of more than 1400 percent in number of visits since 2008, YouTube's ability to share video to millions within a few minutes, enables Air Force Athletics to post statistics, achievements, and updates about players, coaches and 27 sports teams.