Syracuse trades oranges for new Twitter handle

first_imgStanford University gave up its @SUathletics Twitter handle to Syracuse in exchange for a bowl of oranges, Stanford announced in a press release Monday.The oranges will be used to fill the Cardinal’s 2011 Orange Bowl trophy, according to the release.SU Athletics confirmed the trade in a tweet. We can confirm the trade rumors … is placeholder text— Syracuse Athletics (@SUAthletics) July 1, 2013 Stanford’s followers were automatically switched to @GoStanford, while Syracuse athletics takes on the new Twitter handle @SUAthletics and keeps its original, @Cuse, active.At time time of publication, @Cuse has 29,605 followers and @SUAthletics has 368.It is believed to be the first such move in the history of Twitter, which was created in March 2006. Commentscenter_img Published on July 2, 2013 at 1:16 pm Contact Jacob: [email protected] | @Jacob_Klinger_ Facebook Twitter Google+last_img

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