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Thursday, February 26, 2009

How Law Schools are Using Twitter

The Social Media Law Student blog (2/20/2009)
reports that an increasing number of law schools
are using Twitter to communicate with
students and promote their law school websites.

According to the blog, Twitter has been
adopted by law schools such as Harvard,
Yale, Duke and Buffalo to instantly communicate
with the law school community through a single
web page (a Twitter feed on the law school web
site). News, events, website updates and student
and faculty accomplishments are all being shared
through this popular message delivery service rather
than through email, which may not reach everyone
in a timely manner.

The Twitter feeds also serve as promotional
tools because they attracts visitors to law school
web sites and offer 'up-to-the minute' information
about activities at the schools.

See the blog post for a list of law schools currently
using Twitter.