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  1. Instagram

    No longer is Instagram reserved for #Selfies or yummy restaurant photos. Major brands, including the University of Michigan, are actively maintaining presences on the platform in order to tell aRead More

  2. University of Michigan “Links” In

    Learn more about how to use Linkedin!

  3. Successful Analytics

    When managing and creating content for multiple Social Media platforms, what determines your success? How do you know if you’re doing it right? Due to its low cost and accessibilityRead More

  4. Off The Court: Q+A with Jalen Rose

    A Leader and Best, Making a Difference in Education: Most know Jalen Rose as the former Fab Five Michigan Basketball star turned NBA player, but off the court, Rose hasRead More

  5. Celebrating President Mary Sue Coleman

    Today, the University Record published a special edition honoring President Coleman. Read the stories here.  

  6. Show Us Your Best #Selfie – UofMichigan Joins Snapchat!

    Utilized by 77% of college students daily, on February 26th, the University of Michigan launched a presence on the budding platform (username: uofmichigan), seizing a unique opportunity to build an audience, strengthen our creativity and connect with students in a unique and fun way.

  7. At a Glance: #UMsocial 2013 Recap

    2013 was an exciting year for the University of Michigan, and even more exciting in social media!

  8. #UMsocial is Seeking a Graphic Design Intern!

    Calling all #UMich graphic designers – the #UMsocial team is looking for a graphic design intern! This internship will provide real-world experience in social media management, strategic development, and operational graphics and video production for social media.

  9. Alumni Spotlight: Mike Mikho of Big Fuel

    If you’re interested in social media and content creation, chances are that you’ve heard of Big Fuel, a New York-based social media and branded content company. Using the tagline “from contentRead More

  10. University of Michigan Partners with Pinterest for Place Pins Launch

    See how the University of Michigan has turned this visual platform into a powerful marketing tool

  11. #GoBlue and Win

    We’re excited to be using the new Instagram Direct Messaging feature to give away t-shirts to a few lucky followers!

  12. Victors for Michigan Gets Social

    When the University of Michigan announced our new fundraising campaign, Victors for Michigan, on November 8th, 2013, the Office of University Development had already hosted a 31 day countdown and reached millions on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Read more on the goal and successes of the online promotions of this campaign in this guest post.

  13. #MyUMich Instagram Campaign

    We are thrilled to announce our first Instagram photo contest, which will run through the month of November, using the hashtag #MyUMich! Each week, Instagram users are challenged to shareRead More

  14. Don’t Forget to Enter Our MyUMich Instagram

    See where our Wolverines have taken the Block M on our Pinterest!   

  15. #UMichvsUNH

    We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with the University of New Hampshire for a friendly social media competition this weekend for the Men’s Hockey Winter Classic! You’ll beRead More

  16. September Social Recap

    With the first month of classes coming to a close, we thought we’d wrap up with a bit of what we’ve been doing over the past month. After welcoming freshmanRead More

  17. University of Michigan named #1 Best and Most Collaborative Large College in the US!

    “The very best schools are the most social schools.”

  18. @umichfootball Goes Private for #GoBlueVIP

    Typically, we use this blog to discuss strategies and initiatives launched by the #UMSocial central social media team. However, it is worth noting that our University has many departments andRead More

  19. UofMichigan Named #4 Most Popular College on Instagram

    Last week, Nitrogram included us on their list of the 75 Most popular American Colleges on Instagram. We’re thrilled to have come in at #4 on the list, alongside so manyRead More

  20. #HESummit13

    Last week, the #UMSocial team headed to Detroit for the day to attend Salesforce’s Higher Education Summit at Wayne State University. In addition to learning several tips and tricks onRead More

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