Alumni Social Media

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Follow The WIU Alumni Association online

The WIU Alumni Association has worked hard to provide more opportunities to stay connected to Western through our social media sites in the past year. We're pleased to announce more exciting changes to our sites, and we hope you will JOIN THE CROWD!

Whether you like to post videos, photos or news, or if you just enjoy viewing our posts and those of others, social media is a great way to stay involved with your alma mater and the Alumni Association.

If you have not yet made the leap to join the social media craze, we hope you will consider it. If you want to try, but need some assistance, we are happy to help.

Be on the look-out for upcoming contests and social media-exclusive content. It pays to lurk on our pages...

The WIU Alumni Association is now on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat! Create a free, or account to begin receiving up-to-the-minute news and information from the Western Illinois University Alumni Association, even when you are away from your computer. You do not need a or account to view the Alumni & Friends Event Photos and videos.

Facebook Facebook is a global social networking web site that allows users to add friends, send messages and join networks organized by city, school, region or workplace. To follow the WIU Alumni Association on Facebook, visit

Twitter Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service that allows its users to send and read other users' updates (known as tweets), which are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length. Followers can sign up to receive your updates as text messages on their cell phone. Click here to follow the WIU Alumni Association on Twitter.

LinkedIn LinkedIn is a social networking site where you can create a profile that summarizes your professional expertise and accomplishments. You can then form connections by inviting contacts to join LinkedIn and connect to you. Your network consists of your connections, your connections’ connections, and the people they know, linking you to a large number of qualified professionals and experts. Click here to follow the WIU Alumni Association on LinkedIn.

YouTube YouTube is the world's largest video-sharing community, allowing millions of people to discover, watch and share originally-created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect and inform others around the world. Click here to go to Western Illinois University's YouTube Channel.

Instagram Instagram is an online photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, apply digital filters to them, and share them on a variety of social networking services, such as Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr. Click here to follow the WIU Alumni Association on Instagram.