1. U-M: A Student Perspective – #UMichChat Recap

        As U-M enters its next 200 years, UMSocial reflects on the university’s previous accomplishments and future challenges. For our September #umichchat, we gathered a group of student leadersRead More

  2. 4 Part Blog Series: The Spooky Side of Social Media. #2 – Do You Really Know Who Your Friends Are?

          These days, a majority of teens and young adults don’t consider meeting strangers online and developing personal relationships with them to be taboo. Many of them spendRead More

  3. 4 Part Blog Series: The Spooky Side of Social Media. #1 – We Really Do Know What You Did Last Summer

        Over time, with the exponential growth of social media, not being on at least one or two social networking sites has become outside the norm. More and moreRead More

  4. September 2017 Recap

    Class is back in session, the U-M football is undefeated, and the leaves are falling here in Ann Arbor. Always one of our busiest months, September presented a wealth ofRead More

  5. August 2017 Recap

    August brings students old and new back to Ann Arbor for the start of the semester. Move-in activities and birthday celebrations kept UMSocial busy as we highlighted student experiences andRead More

  6. The When and Why of Paid Social

        It is easy to be skeptical about incorporating paid social media tactics into social advertising strategies. It is often difficult to factor in the what, when, and whyRead More

  7. Lessons from the Leaders and Best #UMichChat Recap

    Whether seasoned seniors or incoming freshmen, most students experience a combination of excitement and nerves as they move back to campus for the start of the new school year. ForRead More

  8. Instagram vs. Snapchat: A Content Contest

      Being a member of the University of Michigan Social Media Department comes with a lot of responsibility. Which social media platform should be used for what content? Is TwitterRead More

  9. New Additions to #UMSocial

      INTRODUCING CONNOR AND MCKENNA! We have added two new members to our UMSocial team! They are joining us as the new Social Media Content Specialists. We are so excitedRead More

  10. July 2017 Recap

    Even in the midst of summer, activity on campus and online remains as busy as ever. July presented UMSocial many opportunities to highlight some of the exciting research and programmingRead More

  11. Campus of the Future #UMichChat Recap

    The President’s Bicentennial Colloquium—Campus of the Future—invited U-M students from all schools and majors to submit projects that reenvision spaces and methods for learning and teaching at Michigan in theRead More

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