Surrey Social Media

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

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 […]


Keep it Short: Making Content for the Modern Reader

Within recent years social media and smartphones have been revolutionising how people consume information. From skim reading to shorter attention spans, if your content doesn’t grab their interest within first few seconds, then there is probably no chance they will continue to watch or read what you have to say. People are using their mobiles […]


A ‘new and improved’ Twitter timeline, Facebook Reactions and InstaSwitch: February 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. GoPro and Periscope integration In the world of social media, Periscope is one of the relatively new kids on the block. It is a live streaming app, which, according […]


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