DURHAM, N.C. â Want to follow Duke womenâs basketball during the 2009 NCAA Tournament but youâre not always around your computer or at your favorite web site, GoDuke.com? Now the Duke Sports Information Office has made it easy to follow the Blue Devils anytime you want with an exclusive Duke womenâs basketball page free on Twitter.
You can find the Duke womenâs basketball page on Twitter by searching for âDukeWBBSIDâ at Twitter.com. The Blue Devilsâ Twitter page will be updated throughout the NCAA Tournament with âTweetâ (messages sent via Twitter) that contain news from the team, links to newspaper clippings, links to video clips and other information on Blue Devil hoops that cannot be found anywhere else.
You can receive updates via Twitter through the web at the Duke womenâs basketball official Twitter page, on your mobile phone with text messages, via instant messaging (IM) or through e-mail. Whichever way you choose, you will always stay up to date with the Blue Devils!
Blue Devil fans can add the Duke womenâs basketball Twitter page to their own blog, Facebook page or other social networking site. More information on how to do this can be found here.
Duke is awaiting the NCAA Tournament selection show on Monday, March 16 at 7:00 p.m., on ESPN.
Duke Womenâs Basketball On Twitter
Question: What is it?
Answer: A free micro-blogging service that provides Duke fans with up-to-date info and insights on the Blue Devils.
Question: Where can I find Duke on Twitter and how often will it be updated?
Answer: Head to Twitter.com and search for âDukeWBBSID.â It will be updated throughout the day.
Question: How will I receive the information?
Answer: Via the Web, text messages, instant messages, e-mail, RSS feeds, etc.
Question: What is Twitter?
Answer: Twitter is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows its users to send and read other usersâ updates (otherwise known as âtweetsâ), which are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length.
Question: How do I sign up to follow Duke womenâs basketball on Twitter?
Answer: Signing up (called âfollowingâ in Twitter lingo) for Duke womenâs basketball on Twitter is very easy. Just log on to Twitter.com and search âDukeWBBSID.â Alternatively, you can go directly to the Duke Twitter page by clicking here (http://twitter.com/DukeWBBSID). Either way you go about accessing the Blue Devil Twitter page, you will need to click on the button in the upper-left hand corner of the page that says âFollow.â This will allow you to instantly access up-to-date news about Duke womenâs basketball via Twitter.
Question: How is it different from www.GoDuke.com?
Answer: Twitter updates will provide more unique information and quicker information than GoDuke.com. It provides a better source of feedback and discussion. Followers can receive updates any way they choose: at Twitter.com, via cell phone, on Facebook or any other social networking site.
For those that are new to Twitter and have questions, here is a link to a help page.