Early Bird Registration Ends May 1st. Register Today For 2017 #SMSociety in #Toronto!

  • By Philip Mai
  • 24 April, 2017
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We would like to invite you to attend the 2017 International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety) happening on July 28-30 in Toronto, Canada. This year’s theme is on “Social Media for Social Good or Evil”.  The 2017 #SMSociety Conference offers an intensive 3-day program that includes numerous methods workshops (https://socialmediaandsociety.org/2017-workshops/), over … 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 →





Canada 150! #SMSociety 2017

  • By Kary Jiang
  • 24 March, 2017
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We look forward to seeing you in Toronto for #SMSociety 2017. As luck would have it, #SMSociety 2017 coincides with Canada’s 150th! Consider coming to Toronto a few days earlier or staying a few days after the conference to take in some of the Canada 150 events, festivals and activities.  Registration is now open … Continue Reading →





2017 #SMSociety Featured Fireside Chat on How Twitter Canada Uses Data to Tell the Story of Elections

  • By Kary Jiang
  • 8 March, 2017
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Saturday, July 29 • 14:00 – 15:00 Abstract Politics is a huge part of the conversation on Twitter and for the team at Twitter Canada, it’s also a key component of Twitter engagement strategy with the media. Join the organization’s Head of Communications Cam Gordon for an inside look at … Continue Reading →