Social Media and Campus Digital Signage Integration
Social Media and Campus DigitalSignage Integration Thomas Deneuville, Web Editor Hunter College/ICIT
Digital Signage at Hunter College A total of 18 monitors on three physical campuses: • 68th Street – Main Campus: 14 • Silberman School of Social Work: 3 • Brookdale: 1 all controlled by a single Content Manager machine.
Embedding a stream on our monitors Spotlight Spotlight + StreamEach visualization is an HTML page thatcan easily be embedded in a new template… Instagram Spotlight Instagram Photo Wall
Potential uses• Polls: cafeteria hours during breaks, etc.• Photo contests• Creative writing: tweet your story, tweet your Hunter haiku, etc.• Gathering feedback: #myHunterLibrary• Unlocking gift from sponsors: > 2,500 tagged tweets = new equipment for athletics team• Live feed during Commencement Ceremonies• More…
How?• Mass Relevance: flexible (CSS), fast, seamless integration• Still very costly• One of a few (existing or to come)Alternatives:• Use APIs• Manually pick tweets and photos