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:

BTN ON TWITTER | BTN ON FACEBOOK | BTN ON VINE | FACEBOOK GRAPHICS | #HASHTAGS

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.

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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.

LEGENDS
LEADERS
BASKETBALL

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BTN ON FACEBOOK: Find us. Like us. Talk to us.

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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.”

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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:

More #B1G Twitter Accounts We Love
Illinois Illini accounts
Indiana Hoosier accounts
Iowa Hawkeye accounts
Michigan Wolverine accounts
Michigan State Spartan accounts
Minnesota… Gopher accounts
Nebraska… Husker accounts
Northwestern Wildcat accounts
Ohio State Buckeye accounts
Penn State Nittany Lion accounts
Purdue Boilermaker accounts
Wisconsin Badger accounts

MAIN ACCOUNT:

WEB GUYS:


BTN HOSTS/PLAY-BY-PLAY:




BTN FOOTBALL ANALYSTS:


BTN BASKETBALL ANALYSTS:


BTN SIDELINE REPORTERS:

BTN SHOWS/SPORTS:







BTN CORPORATE:

SCHOOL-SPECIFIC ACCOUNTS:











BIG TEN CONFERENCE:








MISCELLANEOUS:

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HASHTAGS AND SCHOOL INFO

Social Media for Big Ten Schools
School/Hashtag
Twitter Lists News & Video More from the schools
Illinois
#Illini
@BTN_Lists/Illinois @BTN_Illinois FightingIllini.com
Indiana
#Hoosiers
@BTN_Lists/Indiana @BTN_Indiana IUHoosiers.com
Iowa
#Hawkeyes
@BTN_Lists/Iowa @BTN_Iowa HawkeyeSports.com
Michigan
#Michigan
@BTN_Lists/Michigan @BTN_Michigan MGoBlue.com
Michigan St.
#Spartans
@BTN_Lists/Michigan-State @BTN_Michigan_St MSUSpartans.com
Minnesota
#Gophers
@BTN_Lists/Minnesota @BTN_Minnesota GopherSports.com
Nebraska
#Huskers
@BTN_Lists/Nebraska @BTN_Nebraska Huskers.com
Northwestern
#Northwestern
@BTN_Lists/Northwestern @BTN_NU NUSports.com
Ohio State
#Buckeyes
@BTN_Lists/Ohio-State @BTN_Ohio_State OhioStateBuckeyes.com
Penn State
#PennState
@BTN_Lists/Penn-State @BTN_Penn_State GoPSUsports.com
Purdue
#Purdue
@BTN_Lists/Purdue @BTN_Purdue PurdueSports.com
Wisconsin
#Badgers
@BTN_Lists/Wisconsin @BTN_Wisconsin UWBadgers.com
Big Ten
#B1G
@BTN_List/Big_Ten_Conference BigTen.org

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

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J.C. on 5/2/2013 @ 6:05pm EST Said:

I look forward to BTN’s continued growth heading into the 2013-14 academic year and, hopefully (in my mind), the Big Ten Conference signing with FOX in a few years.