We are delighted to share with you the 2018 International Conference on Social Media and Society Awards.
The winners in these important categories have been selected by the organizing committee based on double-blind peer reviewers comments, the independent assessment of the organizing committee and/or by popular vote.
- Best Paper Award goes to Xiaoyi Yuan and Andrew Crooks from George Mason University in the United States for “Examining online vaccination discussion and communities in Twitter“
- Best Methods Paper Award goes to Dorota Celinska from the University of Warsaw in Poland for “Coding together in a social network: collaboration among GitHub users“
- Best Poster Award goes to Mathilde Hogsnes and Kjeld Hansen from the Mobile Technology Lab at Westerdals Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology for poster #8: “Towards an Understanding of How Norwegian Social Influencers Negotiate Consumerism and Feminism on Instagram“
- Most Engaged Attendee on Twitter Award goes to Wasim Ahmed, Lecturer in Digital Business at Northumbria University in the UK (based on both engagement and influence as measured using the in- and out-degree centralities metrics)
Congratulations to all the winners!