2017 #SMSociety Featured Panel: Women in Social Media – Safe and Unsafe Spaces

Saturday, July 29 • 14:00 – 15:00 Abstract: Addressing the conference theme of “Social Media for Social Good or Evil”, this panel highlights work on and by women in the area of social media. Panel members address research about the experience of women online, but also – because women study … Continue Reading →

Submission Deadline for the Social Media & Society Conf. (Toronto 07/28-30, 2017) Has Been Extended

Happy New Year! Due to many requests, the submission deadline for the International Conference on Social Media and Society (Toronto 07/28-30, 2017) has been extended. Work-in-progress (WiP) and full papers are now due on January 31st, 2017. The organizing committee invites scholarly and original submissions that relate to the broad theme … Continue Reading →

Highlights from #SMSociety 2016

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 →

The deadline for #SMSociety papers and WiPs submission has been extended! New due date: Jan 18, 2016

Thank you for your engagement and interest in being a part of the 2016 International Social Media and Society Conference (London, UK Jul. 11-13). Due to numerous requests, the Organizing Committee has decided to extend the submission deadline by 3 days till Monday January 18th (midnight, Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone).  Please note … Continue Reading →

Attention Social Media Researchers: Here is your chance to attend the 2016 #SMSociety Conference in London, UK for Free

The Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) in the UK and our colleagues at Big Data & Society (BD&S) announce the 2016 ISRF Early Career Researcher Essay Competition. A prize of: CHF 1,000 will be awarded for the best  essay (5,000 to 7,000 word) on the topic ‘Influence and Power’. (Note: This … Continue Reading →