Surrey Social Media

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

Peach, #TwitterFlightSchool and Beyond 140: January 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. Beyond 140 Longer tweets are coming soon to Twitter – or so it was reported in January. Apparently Twitter is building a new feature that will allow users to […]


Twitter Moments, LinkedIn’s App update and changes to EdgeRank: December 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. Twitter image sizes Image sizes on Twitter have always been a little… difficult. Although you can upload an image of any size (within reason), until now they have all cropped […]


Gaining insight from social media

Whether it’s listening to your customers or listening to your competition, social media can be an effective research and insight tool. Each day there are millions of conversations happening across the social media landscape, and whether you’re running business or personal accounts you can find a way to utilise these insights. Social media can provide […]


#TwitterHearts, LinkedIn Groups and a brand new Google Plus: November 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.  Over the past six weeks, there have been some big changes in the social media landscape. Not all are obvious – or necessarily well received – but they all could […]


How to optimise your social media presences

Your social profiles are the first impression a potential new follower might have of you. As the saying goes, you only have one chance to make a good first impression – so make sure your social media presences look polished and complete. Ask yourself whether you’d follow yourself had you landed on your profile. If […]


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