UT kicks off Social Media Week

UT kicks off Social Media Week

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The University of Tennessee kicked off its Social Media Week Monday morning with a special proclamation from the mayors of Knoxville and Knox County.

Mayor Tim Burchett and Mayor Madeline Rogero were also discussing how social media has impacted their jobs in a panel moderated by 6 News Anchor Gene Patterson.

The four day event presented by the College of Communication and Information will feature special presentations, panel discussions, and open forums with social media experts from BuzzFeed, ESPN, Sports Illustrated and more.

The event is sponsored by Coca-Cola, WATE-TV and Calhoun's.

UT is streaming many of the week's events online. You can view them here.

A complete schedule of events is available here.

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