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Connect Merit to Social Media Accounts

Last Updated: Oct 03, 2018 02:55PM EDT
You can connect your Merit account to your institutional Facebook pages, LinkedIn pages, and Twitter accounts using Social Media Connect. This allows you to post student achievements and Newsroom press releases directly to those channels. Social Media Connect can be found under Settings > Connections.


Quick links:

How to connect Facebook
How to connect Twitter
How to connect LinkedIn
Disconnect social media accounts
Publish content to social media via Merit
What do social media posts from Merit look like?


Watch the video to see the process:







Connecting Facebook to Merit:

This process connects Merit to Facebook pages that you manage, allowing you to post content to those pages directly through Merit. 

Requirements: 

 
  • You must be an administrator of your institution's Facebook page 
  • The page you want to connect must be a published page

Step 1: Log into Facebook

Step 2: Go to Settings > Connections in your Merit account. 


Step 3: Select the "Connect to Facebook" button. Facebook will launch a connection workflow. 





Step 4 (Facebook Workflow): Click Continue as (Your Name)





Step 5 (Facebook Workflow): Click OK




After clicking OK, you will be redirected to Merit where you will find a notification that states you have successfully connected Merit to your institution's Facebook pages. If you have any trouble with the connection process, please contact us at help@meritpages.com.









Connecting Twitter to Merit:

Step 1: Log into the Twitter account you want to connect

Step 2: Go to Settings > Connections in your Merit account. 


Step 3: Select the "Connect to Twitter" button. Twitter will launch a connection workflow. 





Step 4: Click the "Authorize App" button. 




After connection, you'll be redirected back to Merit settings. If you have any trouble with the connection process, please contact us at help@meritpages.com.






Connecting LinkedIn to Merit

This process allows you to connect a LinkedIn Company page to your Merit account. Learn more about LinkedIn Company pages here

Step 1: Login to the LinkedIn account that manages the company page that you'd like to connect. 

Step 2: Go to Settings > Connections in your Merit account. 


Step 3: Click the Connect to LinkedIn button. 





Step 4 (LinkedIn workflow): Click the "Allow" button in the LinkedIn connection workflow





After connection, you'll be redirected back to Merit settings. 




If you have any trouble with the connection process, please contact us at help@meritpages.com.


Disconnect social media accounts

To disconnect a social media account from Merit, simply click the "disconnect" link next to the name of the account. 




Publish content to social media via Merit


When publishing a student achievement or a Newsroom press release, you can select any of your connected social media accounts to post to. 






 

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