Welcome to SSU Social Media

Thank you for your interest in improving your social media practice. Explore these pages and share your feedback. Below are the most recent posts.

Announcements

social media conversation

Sign up to get the Social Media Tip of the Week delivered by email.

How to Pick a Facebook Template

Configure your Facebook Page using one of the seven Page templates. The templates are designed to be most useful for Pages based on you Page's specific need. The types are: Standard (default) Shopping Venues Gaming Politicians Professional Services Restaurants and Cafes Note: If you already have an established Page, changing the template may delete some of the Page layout you wanted. Either decide that it is okay to reconfigure the Page from scratch or only do this at the beginning...

Choose the Starting Point for a Shared YouTube Video

Did you know that you can share a YouTube video starting from any time point in the video? Instead of starting video from the beginning, you can choose the time you want to video to start. This is useful for when you only want to draw people's attention to certain parts of videos without them having to watch the whole thing. [Related: How to Share a YouTube Video] Go to video you want to share and go to the sharing...

Crossposting Videos on Facebook

Have you crossposted any videos? A crossposted video on Facebook is a video that is used more than once instead of shared or re-uploaded. Crossposting can be done with the same Page or other Pages. Crossposting allows you to grant permission to post a video with other Pages, reuse videos that have already been posted, and consolidate view counter that counts video views across all instances of the video. Go to your Facebook Page settings and go down to Crossposting...

How to Turn on Support Hours for Twitter

Like on Facebook, you can tell Twitter users when you are available to respond to their messages. You first have to be in the Twitter Dashboard. Go to your dashboard and go to Settings at the top by clicking your icon. Check the box to allow a message button to be added to your account. After you check the box, you will be able to add hours. Add hours by selecting the options or 24 hours or specific hours during...

Add Pages to Watch on Facebook

Your Insights give you a lot of information. One of the things Insights allows you to see is the performance of other Facebook Pages. Go to your Page and go to Insights at the top of the page. [Related: Review Facebook Page Insights] Scroll down to bottom of your Insights and select Add Pages. [Related: Where are My Facebook Page Insights?] Type the names of the Facebook Pages you want to keep track of and click done....