Football Facebook Page Reaches 200,000 Fans

July 28, 2010

The official University of Michigan football Facebook page is still the top college football fan page in the nation, surpassing 200,000 "likes" this week. U-M has been at the forefront of social media with the greatest college fans in the nation following Wolverine sports across 19 official Twitter pages and 14 Facebook accounts.

Fans from 20 countries, speaking over 15 languages follow Michigan football on Facebook. The majority reside in the state of Michigan, with large pockets of support in Chicago, Toledo, New York City, Atlanta, Seattle and Tampa. Michigan football's fans span the globe from the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, Australia, Japan and South Korea.

Combined with Michigan's Facebook efforts, U-M's 19 official Twitter accounts serve all 25 varsity sports, delivering breaking news, compelling content and behind the scenes looks at Wolverine athletics.

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