GW Athletics Launches Twitter, Facebook Networks


Aug. 19, 2009

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WASHINGTON, DC - Fans of George Washington Athletics now have two more ways to stay up-to-date with the Colonials after the release of official athletic sites on Twitter and Facebook in conjunction with

Fans following GW_Sports on Twitter and the George Washington University Colonials fan page on Facebook will be updated with news, scores, recaps, ticket information, promotional offers, upcoming events and more when they sign up. Once a follower, fans can receive updates on GW Athletics at these two sites. Fans can also receive text messages, e-mail alerts or log on to the University's official athletic Web site at

Q: What is Twitter?
A: A free social networking and micro-blogging service that provides fans with up-to-date information on George Washington Athletics. Twitter updates will provide fans with exclusive offers and unique information about Colonials' sports. Twitter followers can also choose a variety of ways to receive updates: via, cell phone, Facebook or any other social networking site.

Q: How do I follow GW_Sports on Twitter?
A: Signing up to follow GW_Sports on Twitter is very easy. The quickest way to follow Colonials Athletics is to click on the Twitter button on the main page of Fans can also go to and sign up for a free membership to receive notifications about the latest GW updates. If fans choose to "follow" the GW_Sports page, they will receive notifications as soon as a "tweet" is posted. Fans should note notifications will only be sent to followers of GW_Sports. Non-members of Twitter will need to access the Twitter page ( daily for updates.

Q: What is Facebook?
A: Facebook is a free-access social networking Web site that is operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc., and connects more than 250 million people worldwide. Users can join networks organized by city, workplace, school, and region to connect and interact with other people.

Q: How do I follow George Washington University Colonials on Facebook?
A: After joining Facebook, fans can access the GW Colonials fan page by clicking on the social networking links on Search for "George Washington University Colonials" and become a fan of the site.



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