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Penn State delivers visual pop on Instagram

The fastest-growing social media platform, Instagram, is a highly visual platform that focuses on imagery and video. Penn State's official Instagram page puts the beautiful scenery of the campuses, motivational graphics, event photos and more on display. The mobile channel also allows for 60-second videos.

Penn State's Instagram has more than 83,000 followers, ranging from prospective students to alumni to Penn Staters around the world. named Penn State as one of the best universities on Instagram, and HubSpot applauded the account in a list of the 17 best college Instagram accounts.

The Penn State hashtag (#PennState) curates images from Penn Staters here and around the world. The platform gives the feeling of being at the University — in with the researchers and out with the teams, groups and students making a difference in the world.

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Last Updated November 04, 2016