Social media: Daily Pennsylvanian

During my term as The Daily Pennsylvanian’s online editor, I managed our social media accounts on on Twitter and Facebook.

Over the course of the year, traffic to the DP’s web site from Facebook increased by nearly 200 percent. Twitter was rarely used before 2009, and became one of the top referring sites to during my tenure as editor.

I used Twitter extensively to report on breaking news events, such as a shooting on campus and a fire in a dorm, while also writing articles for the web site.

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