Announcement of 2017 Keynotes

We are very pleased to announce two distinguished Keynotes for the 8th International Conference on Social Media & Society (July 28-30, 2017, Toronto, Canada): Lee Rainie – Director, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, USA Ronald Deibert – Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University … Continue Reading →



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CfP: 2017 International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety) – Toronto, Canada – July 28-30, 2017

  • By Anatoliy Gruzd
  • 5 October, 2016
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2017 #SMSociety Theme: Social Media for Social Good or Evil CALL FOR PROPOSALS Our online behaviour is far from virtual–it extends our offline lives. Much social media research has identified the positive opportunities of using social media; for example, how people use social media to form support groups online, participate in political … Continue Reading →



Highlights from #SMSociety 2016

  • By Philip Mai
  • 1 August, 2016
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After a year of planning and preparations, it’s hard to believe that the 2016 Conference is now officially part of the history. But what amazing three days they were. Thank you to all Volunteers, Attendees, Presenters, Program Committee, Partners and everyone who made this year’s conference a huge success! Let’s … Continue Reading →



Join Us for the 2017 SMSociety in Toronto, July 28-30!

  • By Anatoliy Gruzd
  • 13 July, 2016
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2017 #SMSociety Theme: Social Media for Social Good or Evil CALL FOR PROPOSALS Our online behaviour is far from virtual–it extends our offline lives. Much social media research has identified the positive opportunities of using social media; for example, how people use social media to form support groups online, participate in political … Continue Reading →



Congratulations to all of our award winners at the 2016 International Conference on Social Media & Society

  • By Anatoliy Gruzd
  • 13 July, 2016
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Congratulations to all of our award winners at the 2016 International Conference on Social Media & Society. Outstanding Leadership Award: Evelyn Ruppert The 2016 Outstanding Leadership Award is presented to Evelyn Ruppert in Honour of Evelyn’s Outstanding Service to the Social Media & Society Community, leadership of founding the Big Data & Society journal … Continue Reading →