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Information about Blink182

Published on February 24, 2014

Author: see_bomb



This slide show is a representation of Blink 182's online presence through social media outlets and how they are able to maintain an audience and connect with their fans.


WHO ARE THEY YOU ASK? Tom DeLonge Mark Hoppus Travis Barker

MORE ABOUT THE BAND Albums: • Started in 1992 •Cheshire Cat (1995) •Dude Ranch (1997) • In Poway, California •Enema of the State (1999) •Take Off Your Pants and Jacket (2001) •Blink-182 (2003) •Neighborhoods (2011)

ONLINE USES Twitter • • • • @blink182 @travisbarker @tomdelonge @markhoppus Instagram • • • • @blink182 @travisbarker @tomdelonge @markhoppus Website

OFFICIAL WEBSITE • Their Website offers links to other social media accounts at the top right hand corner • It also has a link to their merchandise and mailing list -keeping fans connected

HANDLERS Whether it’s Instagram, Twitter, Facebook or their Website, Blink 182 keeps a consistent handler  This creates easier access for fans to find and follow their accounts  Making it even easier is the fact that they use their names for their personal accounts 

ONLINE COMMUNITIES • • This site offers chat forums, lyrics and up coming calendar event • You need to sign up to have access to some of what they offer, such as participating in chat discussions • A site for Blink 182 fans to connect, share music and lyrics and have discussions on the Band • The site is maintained through fans constantly contributing to the forums and updating calendar dates of Birthdays and events


FINDING AN AUDIENCE • Genre: Punk/ Rock • Blink 182 has developed a strong audience base since they first established in 1992 • Even with a halt in their productions from 2005-2009 they still maintained an audience dedicated and in love with their music

MEANINGFUL/ SHAREABLE CONTENT “Use social media not only to promote yourself, your music, or your shows…Use it to help develop an online community” – Lindsey Walker

ENGAGING FANS “Being successful in social media is all about engagement” – Billy Bones


Why They Are Successful • Blink 182 maintains an audience through their playful and funny social media presence, reflecting their on stage personalities • They were a young band that began in the early 90s where their songs reflect a young adult party stage, as they grew their songs matured along with the audience • Blink 182 was able to maintain a strong audience base because of adapting with their audience , while also attracting an audience of a younger generation • Not only does Blink 182 maintain a light hearted online presence they also promote charities, their merchandise, they acknowledge their fans and their likes and dislikes creating an audience/ band connection

CONSTANTLY POSTING • After following the band and the members individually I noticed that all of Blink 182 sites and social media outlets are constantly in use with frequent updates from all members


THE END!!!!!  By: Cassia Bommarito

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