What is Social Media?

Social media channels are online communities that allow users to create, interact and share content such as information, photos and video. Popular social media channels include Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Wikipedia, Photostream, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and others.

Great social media sites offer credible content and encourage interaction. Each, however, lends itself to different types of interaction and content sharing.

Learn more about the most popular social media sites to learn which one is right for you.


Do you have an official UTSA social media channel to share? Email us at social@utsa.edu to have your feed added to our social media directory.

Questions or comments? Email social@utsa.edu or contact University Communications at 210-458-4550.