Surrey Social Media

A blog about all things social media at the University of Surrey.

Instagram rebrand and big changes for Twitter: May social media roundup

We take a look back at just some of the recent developments in the social media world and how they might impact your approach to social. A new look for Instagram May 2016 is likely to go down in history as the month that Instagram changed their logo – with mixed reactions! They announced the […]


Live Video, Messenger Codes & LinkedIn Students: April social media roundup

We take a look back at just some of the recent developments in the social media world and how they might impact your approach to social. Instagram introduces new video channels in Explore (U.S.) Instagram began rolling out a new look for Explore featuring video channels. The changes include a personalised channel called “Videos You […]


Video on Instagram is changing

This is a guest blog by Linford Miles a Film Producer at the University with a particular interest in social video. This blog was originally posted on Medium.  Recently Instagram announced a major update to its photo and video sharing app, longer video. Currently users are able to upload up to 15 seconds of video content, Instagram announced […]


The end of Meerkat, new algorithms and big changes for Instagram: March social media roundup

We take a look back at just some of the recent developments in the social media world and how they might impact your approach to social. Big changes for Instagram Instagram made a number of big changes to the service in March. It’s becoming increasingly apparent that Facebook are taking the channel very seriously – now boasting […]


Top tips on bringing social media into your project

This is a guest post by Katrina Strathearn, written during her time as Marketing Project Officer within the University’s Marketing and Communications team.  Each year the University of Surrey has produced an Annual Review to capture the academic, student and research achievements and highlights of the previous year, in addition to a summary financial review. While […]


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