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Ferris State University Social Media Survey (Fall 2018)

During the Fall 2018 semester, the News Services and Social Media Team conducted social media surveys in conjunction with Founders' Day activities on Thursday, Aug. 30.

Students completed more than 600 student surveys (some students completed each of the two surveys) that were available to record feedback.

The survey's focus was: Primary Ferris social media platforms students are connected to, the type of social media content preferred by students, are they subscribed to the University's primary YouTube account, awareness of contests for prizes, devices used to access social media, ways students connect to each other, time spent accessing social media, other social media habits and more.

Below are survey results as illustrated in graphics:

Which of the following to you most use to communicate with your friends?

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What is your primary way to access social media?

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Would social media theme days excite you?

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Are you aware of weekly contests for prizes on the @FerrisStudents Twitter account?

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Do you follow the @FerrisStudents Twitter account?

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Do you subscribe to the Ferris State Video YouTube channel?

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Circle all primary Ferris social media platforms you are connected to.

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Are you signed up for Ferris emergency text alerts?

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What is your primary source for general Ferris-related news?

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Where are you most likely to learn about emergency Ferris information?

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How much time do you spend on social media, per day?

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I plan to spend more or less time on social media in the next 12 months.

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What types of YouTube videos would you like to see?

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Visit the Ferris State University social media website for more information.