Niner Nation Staying Social with the 49ers
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CHARLOTTE, NC - The Charlotte 49ers commitment to social media and the strong following of Niner Nation has landed the Niners in the top 5 on social media platforms among all C-USA schools. A complete listing of facebook likes, twitter and instagram followers, as well as YouTube subscribers for Conference USA's 14 member schools is available as part of this release. 

Charlotte leads all C-USA schools in Facebook followers (32,271) by a margin of over 3,000, and YouTube subscribers (872). The 49ers only trail Southern Miss on Twitter with a base of 14,112 followers, while the newly developed Instagram account is performing well appearing at number five in the conference with 2,006 followers. 

Looking to be social with the 49ers? Make sure to like us on Facebook (Charlotte 49ers), follow us on 

Twitter (@Charlotte49ers) and on 

Instagram (TheCharlotte49ers). 

Also, fans can check out the 49ers Social Media Hub at giving them access to team, coaches and administration, University, Conference, and media accounts. 


Facebook  Twitter 
School Likes School Followers
Charlotte  32,271 Southern Miss 16,917
Marshall 29,051 Charlotte  14,112
UTEP 27,958 Western Kentucky 11,538
Southern Miss 25,927 Marshall 10,491
UTSA 25,283 North Texas 9,612
North Texas 24,068 UTEP 9,410
Louisana Tech  22,014 Middle Tennessee 8,189
UAB 17,623 UAB 7,837
Middle Tennessee 12,017 Louisana Tech  6,807
Western Kentucky 11,440 UTSA 6,735
Old Dominion 8,237 Florida Atlantic 6,304
FIU 6,312 FIU 6,066
Rice 3,837 Old Dominion 5,958
Florida Atlantic 3,187 Rice 5,556


YouTube  Instagram
School Subscribers School Followers
Charlotte  872 FIU 4,983
Florida Atlantic 755 UTSA 2,766
North Texas 708 Southern Miss 2,595
Southern Miss 694 UTEP 2,368
FIU 589 Charlotte  2,006
UTEP 474 Louisana Tech  1,165
Western Kentucky 460 North Texas 867
Louisana Tech  427 Marshall 858
UAB 367 Western Kentucky 844
Old Dominion 333 Old Dominion 781
Marshall 160 UAB 517
UTSA 129 Rice 85
Rice 25 Florida Atlantic N/A
Middle Tennessee 0 Middle Tennessee N/A
Results as of 7/29/14
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