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University of MS

was nominated for a Shorty Award!

Official Twitter account of the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). #hottytoddy #olemiss #rebels

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Nominations in BN College

Campaign Video by University of MS

The Shorty Interview with University of MS

What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?

Some of our notable alumni including The Blindside's Michael Oher (@MichaelOher) and Olympic gold medalist Brittney Reese (@DaLJBeast)

140 characters of advice for a new user?

Be short. Be funny. Be fly.

What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?

"Hotty Toddy," "Feed Moncrief," "Beat State."

Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?

#wontheday or #wintheday, depending of course, on the time of day...duh.

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Learn More about University of MS


The Ole Miss Social Media team is made up of a group of University of Mississippi Office of Communications employees who eat, sleep, and dream anything and everything social media. From Pin It to Win It Pinterest contests to creating our own memes to promote the Grove on football gamedays, we feel that we've successfully captured the attention of our students, faculty, staff, alumni and fans by creating fresh, unique content tailored to each social media platform.

Recent Nominations

January 16, 2014

I nominate @OleMissRebels for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because...we're the best school ever!!!!!!!!

January 8, 2014

Aww! Thanks! RT @rebelspitfire78: @shortyawards I nominate @OleMissRebels for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because...we own social media!

7th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media. Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web. The 7th annual ceremony will be held in April 2015 in New York City and live streamed internationally.

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