Come get social with BTN across many platforms
A young brain cancer patient runs for a touchdown and the video is almost instantly shared across Twitter. A basketball coach reacts to the some tragic news and the clip goes viral on Facebook. And while the NCAA has reportedly banned Twitter hashtags from college football fields, TV networks like BTN use hashtags on the air all the time.
BTN is active in a variety of social media spaces, including Facebook, Twitter, Vine and YouTube. We also offer free programming text alerts and graphics for your social media pages. In this post find our directory of platforms and BTN contributors. And don’t forget that we still take good old emails right here.
Our interactive features include:
But let’s dive in for plenty more.
BTN CONNECT: Who’s trending in the Big Ten right now? Which team is getting the most social buzz? What is everyone saying about your favorite team? Check out BTN Connect, the top interactive online destination for Big Ten fans on game day. Dive into the conversation, vote in our polls and get connected with BTN! Visit www.btn.com/connect
TEXT ALERTS: Want us to text you when your favorite team is going to be on BTN? Or, how about a heads-up about an episode of Greatest Games, or interviews with coaches and players? Sign up for free and we’ll send you school-specific BTN programming alerts straight to your phone! Data rates apply.
SHARING BTN VIDEO: BTN sends out great Big Ten video clips a bunch of ways whether it’s on our main Facebook page, a video-only Facebook page, Twitter and RSS, or with our popular “Did You See This?” feature. But maybe you just want to share the video yourself. See how easy it is to do on this instructional page.
FACEBOOK HEADERS: We offer up basketball-themed and football-themed graphics for each Big Ten school that are suitable headers for your Facebook timelines. Click on the thumbnails below to review the full-sized versions and download your favorites now.
BTN ON FACEBOOK: Find us. Like us. Talk to us.
- www.facebook.com/BTN: Updates, polls, interactive features and much more.
- www.facebook.com/BTNVideo: Video clips for viewing and sharing right on Facebook.
- www.facebook.com/BTNJourney: Follow our show “The Journey: 2012 Big Ten Football”
- www.facebook.com/BTNTomDienhart: The Facebook home of BTN.com senior writer.
- www.facebook.com/IlliniOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Illinois fans.
- www.facebook.com/HoosiersOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Indiana fans.
- www.facebook.com/HawkeyesOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Iowa fans.
- www.facebook.com/WolverinesOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Michigan fans.
- www.facebook.com/SpartansOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Michigan State fans.
- www.facebook.com/GophersOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Minnesota fans.
- www.facebook.com/HuskersOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Nebraska fans.
- www.facebook.com/WildcatsOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Northwestern fans.
- www.facebook.com/BuckeyesOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Ohio State fans.
- www.facebook.com/NittanyLionsOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Penn State fans.
- www.facebook.com/BoilermakersOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Purdue fans.
- www.facebook.com/BadgersOnBTN: BTN’s Facebook home for Wisconsin fans.
BTN ON VINE: Vine is where you can make a six-second video and share it across all platforms. Get the app at Vine.co and search for “Big Ten Network.”
BTN ON TWITTER: BTN, Big Ten Conference and conference members schools also maintain a number of Twitter accounts. Use the lists below to follow our various Big Ten Network accounts and check out the various school-related features offered below. BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart (@BTNTomDienhart) leads the way with his observatons and abalysis like this:
And BTN.com web editor Brent Yarina (@BTNBrentYarina)keeps you updated on the news around the Big Ten with tweets like this:
See more tweets below:
BTN Experts on Twitter
|More #B1G Twitter Accounts We Love|
|Michigan State||Spartan accounts|
|Ohio State||Buckeye accounts|
|Penn State||Nittany Lion accounts|
BTN SIDELINE REPORTERS:
HASHTAGS AND SCHOOL INFO
|Social Media for Big Ten Schools|
||Twitter Lists||News & Video||More from the schools|
And here are some of the #hashtags we use as the #B1G conference: #B1Gsoccer, #B1Gfh, #B1Gxc, #B1Gvolleyball, #B1Gwrestling, #B1Ggym, #B1Gbaseball, #B1Gsoftball, #B1Ggolf, #B1Gtrack, #B1Growing, #B1Gswimming, #B1Gtennis.
YOUTUBE: BTN also has YouTube video account at www.youtube.com/BigTenNetwork where we post selected clips like this one:
GOOGLE+: We’re at google.com/+bigtennetwork