1. University of Michigan’s Top Social Media Posts of 2023

      In 2023, the University of Michigan social media accounts posted organically more than 4,500 times across our platforms. Those posts — which told Wolverines’ stories, demonstrated the impact ofRead More

  2. Empowering communities through inclusion and representation

      The dynamic and lively community at the University of Michigan is one of the most exciting aspects of campus, and ensuring that we represent our entire campus communities throughRead More

  3. Elevating Michigan students’ voices

        Michigan students are the center of the University of Michigan and a driving force behind our social media content. Crafting narratives about their achievements, creating videos to showcaseRead More

  4. 2023 Top Posts: TikTok & Reels

      In building off of our robust vertical video strategy, we reached great heights on TikTok and Instagram Reels in 2023. Our following on TikTok more than doubled to overRead More

  5. 2023 Top Posts: Threads

      The University of Michigan account was among the over 100 million that signed up within the first four days of Threads after its launch in July 2023 as aRead More

  6. 2023 Top Posts: X

      After acquiring the platform in October 2022, Elon Musk implemented numerous changes, including the rebranding of Twitter to X in July 2023. UMSocial navigated those changes as they cameRead More

  7. 2023 Top Posts: Instagram

      Instagram has been one of the most impactful ways we connect with Wolverines and it is where we saw our biggest growth this year. UMSocial’s content on Instagram earnedRead More

  8. 2023 Top Posts: LinkedIn

      We enjoy engaging with this audience that is diverse, dynamic, and dedicated to the Wolverine community. In catering to our “Wolverines around the globe,” UMSocial’s LinkedIn content in 2023Read More

  9. 2023 Top Posts: Facebook

      Facebook has the largest global social media following and it is where the University of Michigan’s largest social media audience is as well with over 800,000 page likes. OverRead More

  10. UMSocial’s best memories of 2023

      The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines “social media” as “forms of electronic communication through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages, and other content.”   For theRead More

  11. Welcoming Wolverines: 2023 Style

    It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Ann Arbor!     Welcoming students back to campus is one of the most thrilling moments of each year for UMSocial. WithRead More

  12. Increasing Inclusivity in Content

        The University of Michigan is committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcome on campus. Contributing to that vibrant climate of inclusiveness and belonging, UMSocial and Public Engagement &Read More

  13. 2022 in Review: UMSocial Intern Experience

        By Yaqub Ahmedfiqi   As 2022 draws to a close, it provides us with a unique opportunity to look back and reflect on the past year. While theRead More

  14. 2022 in Review: Constructing and Continuing Collaborations

        Partnerships are essential for UMSocial and Public Engagement to achieve success while amplifying a diverse array of informational, insightful, and impactful information. In 2022, there have been countlessRead More

  15. 2022 in Review: @UMichStudents Accounts

      The @UMichStudents Twitter and Instagram accounts provide a unique strategy and chance to focus on engaging students in peer-to-peer conversations while also highlighting scholarship, advocacy, events, community engagement projects,Read More

  16. 2022 in Review: Stakeholder Relationships

      UMSocial partners with the School of Education, School of Information, and School of Social Work through a joint Social Media Content Specialist position. 2022 was the first full yearRead More

  17. 2022 in Review: Top UMSocial Posts of the Year

      2022 brought big wins, bold challenges, and a breadth of new opportunities for engagement. From celebrating student achievements to welcoming a new president, the year was filled with manyRead More

  18. 2022 in Review: Visualizing Through Vertical Video

      While the vast majority of the demographic currently consuming the content wasn’t even born in 1993, the call to ‘Get Vertical’ was made popular by Mountain Dew long beforeRead More

  19. Conversations for Change: I am not a victim. I am a survivor. I am LGBTQ+.

      Being queer and a person of color living in the United States has never been the easiest lived experience. From racism to homophobia to discrimination against my Spanish motherRead More

  20. Conversations for Change: Pride at HoMe

      “Pride” has never been a word or idea that I embodied.  I was always a timid, low-flying guy that felt uncomfortable and ashamed of who he was.  I wasRead More

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