Yearbook Tweets: 3 Memorable Moments From 2013

Where do students talk about the yearbook online? With over 70 percent of the U.S. web audience sharing and liking photos everyday, you might be quick to answer Facebook, and that’s partially true. But students are rushing to Twitter, a social network whose popularity is on the rise, especially with American teens, to talk about the yearbook. 30% of 18-to-34-year-olds report owning a Twitter account and contribute to the nearly 10,000 tweets sent per second.

So what are they talking about?  As the school season winds down talk of the yearbook heats up on Twitter. Check out 3 of our favorite yearbook tweets from 2013.

High school guidance counselor retires. Expects dog treats for life.
It may not be a big  feat for a dog, but retiring from your guidance counselor position at nine years old is still an impressive exit. A therapy dog at Portage High School was given the honor of walking with graduates and received a spot in the school yearbook.


LaSalle student finds private, but risky place to study.
A blast from the past, this photo from the 1984 LaSalle University yearbook captures one student’s love for the outdoors.  Either that, or he couldn’t take his roommates loud snoring anymore.

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Hamming it up.
Digital photography has sparked all types of humor, including this team effort from two buddies for their high school yearbook photos.  I’m impressed by their planning and forethought.  This is a memory worth cracking a yearbook open for years to come.

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