Highlights from #SMSociety 2019

After a year of planning and preparations, it’s hard to believe that the 2019 Conference is now officially part of the history. Thank you to all volunteers, attendees, presenters, program committee and everyone who made this year’s conference a huge success! Let’s do it again! Mark your calendar, the 2020 … Continue Reading →

ICYMI: #SMSociety 2019 Keynote by Valerie Steeves

“Not So Social, Not So Networked: Teens’ Perspectives of Privacy and Trust on Social Media” In the past two years, The eQuality Project has conducted a series of research projects exploring how teens use social media in their daily lives. Our findings suggest that teens do not share aspects of … Continue Reading →

ICYMI: #SMSociety 2019 Keynote by Tarleton Gillespie

“Custodians of the Internet: Platforms, Content Moderation, and the Hidden Decisions That Shape Social Media” Content moderation can serve as a prism for examining what platforms are, and how they subtly torque public life. Our understanding of platforms too blithely accepted the terms in which they were sold and celebrated … Continue Reading →

2019 #SMSociety Proceedings

We are delighted to announce the publication of the 2019 #SMSociety Conference Proceedings which features 26 full papers (double-blind peer reviewed, with an acceptance rate of 42%). You can download all of the papers here. The wide-ranging topics covered in the Proceedings showcase both quantitative and qualitative research from scholars working in many fields … Continue Reading →

2019 #SMSociety Awards Announcement

The winners of the 2019 International Conference on Social Media & Society Awards are: Best Paper & Best Methods Paper Awards Both paper awards are selected by the Organizing Committee from the pool of accepted full papers, based on the peer-review scores and feedback. Best Paper Award goes to Xinru … Continue Reading →