#SMSociety’17 Pre-Conference Digest 2

Dear 2017 #SMSociety Delegates, This is the second pre-conference digest with some essential information for your upcoming trip. If you missed the first digest, it is available at http://socialmediaandsociety.org/2017/pre-conference-digest-1/ Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) New entry requirement now in effect: Visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to Canada now need an Electronic Travel Authorization … Continue Reading →





Tips to get ready for your talk at #SMSociety’17

The Conference is almost here! If you are presenting a Full or WIP paper at the conference, then this post is for you! You will have 15 min for your presentation followed by a 5 min Q&A. See more logistical info at http://socialmediaandsociety.org/presenters-info/ Keep in mind that the goal for your … Continue Reading →





#SMSociety’17 Pre-Conference Digest 1

Dear 2017 #SMSociety Delegates, We are looking forward to seeing you in Toronto at the upcoming 2017 International Conference on Social Media & Society on July 28-30. Here is some essential information to help you plan: Information for Paper/Poster Presenters and Session Moderators If you are presenting or moderating, please … Continue Reading →





2017 Pre-Conference Specialist Meeting on Social Media Data Stewardship

  • By Anatoliy Gruzd
  • 16 April, 2017
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Following the first successful event on social media data stewardship at the 2016 iConference in Philadelphia, we are delighted to announce the second annual Specialist Meeting on Social Media Data Stewardship at Ryerson University in Toronto on July 27, 2017. The goal of the event is to bring together experts … Continue Reading →





CFP for the Big Data & Society Journal Special Theme Issue on ‘Social Media & Society’

  • By Anatoliy Gruzd
  • 16 April, 2017
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With faster computers and cheaper storage, bigger data sets are becoming abundant. Social media is a key source of big data in the form of user and system generated content and interactions. What do we do with all of the social data and how do we make sense of it? … Continue Reading →