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Auburn University launches social networking Web site

AUBURN – Auburn University became one of the first universities to have its own social networking Web site last week with the launch of “Auburn Family,” a site designed to inform and connect current and prospective students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents and fans.

The site, which can be accessed at http://family.auburn.edu, allows users to manage their personal profile, upload Auburn-related photos, blogs and videos, set status updates and communicate with other members via their “comments wall” or direct messaging. The network also features current news stories about Auburn University from students’ perspectives.

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SEC, ESPN launch academic network to promote 12 member institutions

AUBURN – Auburn University joined with the 11 other Southeastern Conference institutions today in the launch of the SEC Academic Network, a Web site (www.secacademicnetwork.com) designed to promote academic endeavors of SEC universities using ESPN360.com technology.

The Academic Network, developed using technology and coordination from ESPN Digital Media and Origin Digital, will feature content from every institution ranging from research, innovation and economic development to community partnerships, civic engagement and service.

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