April 8, 2015 - 11:23am
Take part in our Twitter trivia contest that will test your knowledge of Syracuse University and The NewsHouse for a chance to win incredible prizes.

Do you like winning stuff? Think you know your way around NewsHouse and Syracuse University? Well then, we have plenty of fun in store for you this month.

The NewsHouse Tweet and Seek will have you searching for clues in our articles, scratching your brain for answers to SU trivia and snapping photos around campus for your chance at winning any of dozens of great prizes.

April 28, 2014 - 3:44pm
Our fifth annual social media trivia contest offered awesome prizes for NewsHouse followers and fans.

What's better than awesome stuff from your favorite Syracuse shops and hotspots? Free stuff from your favorite shops and hotspots.

Our annual Tweet & Seek contest awarded free gifts to our followers and friends just for correctly answering daily trivia.

February 15, 2013 - 1:34pm
Local senior citizens and Renee Crown Honors students participated, side by side, in a social media class that used both Twitter and Facebook as a supplement to in-class teaching.

This fall Syracuse University students and local senior citizens enrolled in "HNR 360: Election and New Media" to learn about the impact of social media on political campaigns.

February 13, 2013 - 1:37am
@WorkingOrange provides SU students with a glimpse into the lives of working alumni.

Any two people with a link to SU can connect over a thousand things. They've shivered through zero-degree days, spun orange bandanas over their heads in the Dome and wondered how it's possible for there to be snow flurries at an event called Mayfest.

They can also build a professional connection.

April 12, 2012 - 3:34pm
Take part by tweeting or following the discussion at #SMinEDU starting at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17.

Social media has emerged as a dominant force in society. Everywhere we turn there are examples of sites like Twitter and Facebook being used in new and innovative ways. How is this affecting how teachers teach and how students learn? Are social media tools being utilized to their fullest potential? This is your chance to discuss it with people wondering the same things. 


Tuesday, April 17, at 2 p.m.

October 20, 2009 - 4:12pm
The staff of The NewsHouse fills you in on our social media strategy.

Let’s talk social media.

Celebrities are doing it. Businesses are doing it. And most likely, you’re doing it too.

According to a blog by Facebook creator Mark Zuckerburg, there are 250 million people on Facebook. That number is from July 2009, and it’s only getting larger. People are signing up for accounts as you sit here reading this.

Like many other...

May 4, 2009 - 12:15pm
Facebook has reached new heights of popularity, but some say using the site has consequences.

As of January, Facebook has become the world’s most used social networking Web site, according to the web analytics company Compete.com. The previous site with that title, MySpace, had approximately 810 million visits.

Facebook is no longer purely the domain of college students. According to the site’s usage statistics, college students make up less than half of all users, and the fastest growing demographic is over 30 years old.