Canada 150! #SMSociety 2017

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

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 →

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 →

Tips for Submitting your Work to #SMSociety 2017

Dear Authors, As many of you are currently in the process of preparing your work for submission to 2017 International Conference on Social Media and Society, here are some useful info for you to consider: Item 1: 2017 Conference Theme The theme for the 2017 #SMSociety is “Social Media for Social Good … 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 →