2017 #SMSociety Awards

Congratulations to all of our award winners at the 2017 International Conference on Social Media & Society. Best Paper Award “Spiral of Silence 2.0: Political Self-Censorship among Young Facebook Users” by Christian Pieter Hoffmann & Christoph Lutz  (BI Norwegian Business School, Oslo) Best Methods Paper Award “Labels and sentiment in social … Continue Reading →

Introducing the Special Issue of American Behavioral Scientist on Social Media & Society

We are delighted to announce the 2017 Special Issue of American Behavioral Scientist on “Social Media & Society” edited by Anatoliy Gruzd, Jenna Jacobson, Barry Wellman & Philip Mai. This special issue features eight extended papers which earlier versions were first presented at the 2016 International Conference on Social Media … Continue Reading →

2017 #SMSociety Proceedings

We are delighted to announce the publication of the 2017 #SMSociety Conference Proceedings that features 24 full papers (34% acceptance rate, double-blind peer reviewed) and 34 work-in-progress (WIP) papers (47% acceptance rate, double-blind peer reviewed). The Proceedings explore the questions related to the conference theme “Whether and How Social Media is … Continue Reading →

#SMSociety Highlights from Day 1 (as seen on Twitter & Instagram)!

We hope that you enjoyed Day 1 – Workshops of #SMSociety! Here is a Storify (or see below) to recap some of the highlights and excitement of the day; curated by Rachel Nelems, a conference volunteer and the social media coordinator for Leadnowca. [

#SMSociety’17 Pre-Conference Digest 3

Hello #SMSociety Participants, Welcome to Toronto! We hope you had a great trip and we look forward to seeing you soon. Just a quick reminder that registration and coffee begin every day at 8:30 a.m. and the sessions start promptly at 9:00 a.m. Please arrive early. Conference Venue The conference … Continue Reading →