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The study is on social media utilization in the teaching of library and information science courses in tertiary institutions. Survey design was adopted for the study. Three research questions were raised and answered while one null hypothesis was tested. The population of the study consisted of 41 Library and Information Science lecturers. A structured and questionnaire was used for data collection. The instruments yielded a reliability coefficient of 0.75. Mean and standard deviation were used to answer the research questions while t-test was used to test the null hypothesis at 0.05 level of significance. The findings from the study revealed that social media were not adequately available in Delta State University, Abraka, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Awka, Madonna University, Okija and Federal Polytechnic Oko. The study also revealed that male and female Library and Information Science lecturers were not significantly different in their ratings regarding availability of social media in Delta State University, Abraka, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Awka, Madonna University, Okija, and Federal Polytechnic Oko.