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Join Drake on Facebook, Twitter

June 30, 2010
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The Drake pennant at the Blarney Castle, Ireland.

In celebration of Social Media Day -- a holiday in celebration of all things social media -- Drake University invites new fans and followers to get plugged in to its social-media networks.

The University has nearly 6,000 fans and followers in its social-media community with more than 4,100 fans on Facebook and 1,880 followers on Twitter.

News about students, faculty, staff and special Drake events is regularly posted to keep Drake fans and followers educated about what's going on at the University. The community frequently engages in conversations about Drake and its people.

Drake recently launched the Bulldogs without Borders initiative in which people bring Drake pennants to locations around the world and post their photos on the Facebook page. Check out the photo album online. So far, the Drake pennant has been to Uganda, China, France, Egypt, New York and Taiwan, among other cities and countries around the world.