One Week Till #SMSociety14 in #Toronto!

#SMSociety14 Conference Banners are printed – checked! pic.twitter.com/3XcE8DJe7A — SocialMedia&Society (@SocMediaSoc) September 19, 2014 #SMSociety14 Conference Programs are ordered – checked! pic.twitter.com/wtMoBp8x6P — SocialMedia&Society (@SocMediaSoc) September 19, 2014 The 2014 International Social Media & Society Conference is one week away!  We are firing up all of the engines and getting … Continue Reading →

The Promise, Practice, & Pitfalls of Social Media – Keynote by Keith Hampton

Abstract: Social media, we have been promised, supports the well-being of individuals and society. It has been said that it offers new opportunities for democratic participation, that it supports collective action and gives individuals a voice. Social capital, once lost through the dormancy of ties, hidden as a result of … Continue Reading →

Conversations with Yoda – Industry Keynote by John Weigelt

Abstract: While popular media often paints a dystopian picture of how people might interact with technology in the future, the transformation being driven by social networks, big data and location independent computing suggests a more positive view. The combination of these powerful technology mega trends provides the opportunity for each … Continue Reading →

#SMSociety14 Conference Schedule on @Sched!

Dear #SMSociety14 Participants, This year we have prepared an online, interactive schedule for conference attendees and presenters. It is available at http://smsociety14.sched.org// There are a number of useful tools to make your conference going an interactive experience. Here you can check out the schedule as well as connect with other participants. … Continue Reading →