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Review Social Media Influence

You can review your social media influence based on the number or followers, posts, and your VIP influence, plus you can discover when other pages link to your school, and add social media guidelines for your school.

Determine social media influence

The Social Media Influence feature lets you see how well your district and schools are doing with social media, as well as how influence from your VIPs is doing.

  1. Select the Social Media icon from the Blackboard Communication HQ app.
  2. Select Influence.

  3. Select the type of influence to review:
    • Select Followers to show many followers each school has.
    • Select Posts to show how many posts were made at each account/page.
    • Select VIPs to aggregate all VIPs that have ever posted on any of the social media pages/account being tracked.

Discover your school on social media

The Social Media Discover feature shows posts that contain links, or anything “discoverable” made on different pages/accounts not owned by the district or school that contain references to the district or school.

  1. Select the Social Media icon from the Blackboard Communication HQ app.
  2. Select Discover.

    • You can Reply to any post.
    • Select any of the links contained in posts to review details.

Access the social media guide

The Guide feature of Social Media allows the district to post their suggestions/guidelines/rules for their social media content.

  1. Select the Social Media icon from the Blackboard Communication HQ app.
  2. Select Guide.