The Auburn Plainsman Social Media Information

Initial Start Date:

August 14, 2014 to May 3, 2015 (Reporter for The Plainsman from Aug 2015-May 2016) Returned to Online Duties: August 16, 2016 to December 10, 2016.

Skills learned through this position: Facebook scheduling and analytics, TweetDeck, Trello, Slack, Hootsuite and Buffer. Google Analytics and HTML skills as well for operating the backend of the website (Gryphon).

Initial Numbers:

Facebook: About 5.2-5.3k likes (Metrics Shown below are Jan 2014-June 2015)

By Dec 2015, FB had 6,089 likes

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Twitter: About 15k followers in Aug 2014. By Sept. 6, 2014, Twitter was at 16k followers.

May 2015 Numbers

Facebook Likes by May 6, 2015: 6,455

Facebook Reach: Highest Number was 50,394 on Oct. 29, 2014 and Lowest Number was 1,419 Dec. 28, 2014.


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Twitter Numbers are unavailable for May 2015.

Since August 16, 2016:

Facebook Likes: 10,047 to 11,868

Facebook Reach: Highest Number 718,147 on Sep 25, 2016 and Lowest Number 2,525 on Sep. 5, 2016.

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Rachel Sprouse

Hello! I'm a senior in Journalism at Auburn University. Grad Date: Dec 16.

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