UM-Flint Social Media Update | January 2011

What’s New

Check In

You’ve likely heard by now, but we did it! The University of Michigan-Flint’s branded Foursquare page launched Friday, January 21. You can read all about the process if you’re interested in the nitty-gritty. You’ll find Foursquare analytics included in future Social Media Updates, once we’ve determined a good tracking method.

Social Media Facts and Figures

Below, a summary of UM-Flint’s social media efforts in the month of January.

Our Audience:

Our Reach:

  • The highest number of “daily wall posts” on Facebook was 3 on January 5.
  • The highest number of “daily comments” on Facebook was 9 on January 28.
  • The highest number of “daily likes” on Facebook was 25 on January 4.
  • The highest number of photo views was 161 on January 27, when new photos were uploaded to the UM-Flint Was Here album.
  • The tweeted links most often clicked were a link to the Dean’s List and an MLive story about the Carnegie Foundation’s recognition of UM-Flint for community engagement.


University Relations is always looking for things to promote across the social networks. If you have anything you’d like promoted, please forward your information to Alaina Wiens at [email protected].

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