The winners of the 2019 International Conference on Social Media & Society Awards are:
Best Paper & Best Methods Paper Awards
Both paper awards are selected by the Organizing Committee from the pool of accepted full papers, based on the peer-review scores and feedback.
Best Paper Award goes to Xinru Page (Bentley University), Reza Ghaiumy Anaraky and Bart P. Knijnenburg (Clemson University) for “How Communication Style Shapes Relationship Boundary Regulation and Social Media Adoption”
Best Methods Paper Award goes to Lu Xiao (Syracuse University) and Taraneh Khazaei (Microsoft) for “Changing Others’ Beliefs Online: Online Comments’ Persuasiveness”
Best Poster Award
The Best Poster Award is selected by the conference attendees through a secret ballot.
Best Poster Award goes to Katie Mackinnon (University of Toronto) and Dillon Black (University of Ottawa) for poster #10: “Early Internet Memories”
Most Engaged Attendee on Twitter Award
Following the interdisciplinary nature of the conference, we used the betweenness centrality score to locate the user who can be viewed as a bridging agent in the #SMSociety communication network on Twitter.
Most Engaged Attendee on Twitter Award goes to Adam Worrall @adamworrall4 (University of Alberta).
10-year Anniversary Trivia Winner
Congratulation to Suay Ozkula from the University of Sheffield.