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Butler Blue II

was nominated for a Shorty Award!

I am the official mascot of Butler University (@ButlerU), mentor to @ButlerBlue3, and son of @MSKaltenmark. Butler's mascot, America's dog.

www.butlerblue.com - 11,284 followers

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The Shorty Interview with Butler Blue II

How do you decide what to tweet?

If it's unique to me, or information about Butler University that my followers just can't get anywhere else, then that's what I tweet.

How do you make your tweets unique?

Well, I'm a dog and my tweets are in my voice. Back that with real substance and humor and those are some unique tweets.

Terms you wish would start trending on Twitter right now?

#GoDawgs #ButlerBulldogs #RescueABulldog #icecream

Twitter or Facebook?

Twitter. Yeah, I said it. It's only 140 characters, doesn't change every other day, and keeps you in the know.

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Learn More about Butler Blue II


Butler Blue II is the second in a strong pedigree of English Bulldogs serving as the mascot of Butler University since 2000. Blue II is owned by Michael Kaltenmark, a 2002 Butler grad and director of the University's Office of Web Marketing, and his wife, Tiffany. Blue II was born March 27, 2004 and his first day of service to Butler was in May that year. Blue II is present at athletic contests and special events, in addition to maintaining an impressive social networking presence online.

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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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