Hello #SMSociety Community!
Another successful #SMSociety is now in the book. Thank you to all authors, keynote speakers, panel and tutorial/workshop organizers for helping to make this such a successful event. The following is a post-conference summary digest.
1) Access to Recordings of Live #SMSociety Sessions
If you missed any live sessions or just want to watch them again,we will email you a link with information on how to access recordings from this year’s #SMSociety live sessions by next Tuesday, July 26.
- Recordings for workshops, tutorials and other regular sessions will be posted privately online for registered conference attendees.
- Videos from the keynote presentations will be shared publicly via YouTube.
2) Spotlight Videos and Engagement Stats on YouTube
It is great to see high levels of engagement across all digital platforms used during this year’s online conference: Zoom, YouTube, Twitter and the conference website. On YouTube alone, we’ve reached over 30000 impressions and about 6000 minutes of viewing time!
If you have not already done so, be sure to check out the Spotlight Videos and leave a comment before they disappear on August 31. Your colleagues will really appreciate your feedback on their work!
Here are Top 10 most viewed videos (thus far!):
- Admilson Veloso da Silva and Alexandra Béni. #Africa: A visual cont(in)ent analysis on Instagram
- Eleonora Alabrese. Bad Science: Retractions, Citations and Media Coverage.
- Sarah Rodriguez-Louette. #CapitolInsurrectionHoax: A Network Analysis of a right-wing hashtag.
- Esteban Morales. What do we mean when we talk about social media violence? Exploring everyday violence on digital networks
- Koutromanou Elina, Catherine Sotirakou and Constantinos Mourlas. What makes a Picture Worth a Thousand Words? Evaluating Image Characteristics on Social Media Engagement for NGOs
- Trinh Luu and Patrick Williams. “You are the delusional one here”: a study of negative online interactions between K-pop fans and non-fans
- Krishna Akhil Kumar Adavi. “At least you are getting matches!” – Redditors discussing rejection on mobile dating apps in India
- Mathilde Hogsnes, Tor-Morten Grønli and Kjeld Hansen. Investigating the commercial construct of TikTok influencers.
- Qian Huang. The Assemblage of Nationalism, Populism, and Misogyny in Chinese Digital Vigilantism
- Lucy Hives, Paul Boland, Rebecca Nowland, Jane Harris, Catherine Harris, Emma Bray, Philippa Olive, Georgina Brown, Alison Feeley, Peggy Gregory and Gill Thomson. Health content from social media influencers and its impact on attitudes, health behaviours, and health and wellbeing of followers: A scoping review
3) Engagement Awards
As a reminder, we have the Engagement Awards to be announced on August 1 via our Twitter account and the conference website:
Most Engaged Attendee on Twitter Award
- Following the interdisciplinary nature of the conference, we will choose the winner using the betweenness centrality score to locate the attendee who acts as a bridging agent in the #SMSociety communication network on Twitter between July 18–31, 2022.
- To win, all you need to do is to tweet and engage using the conference hashtag #SMSociety! Replies to #SMSoceity tweets will also count.
- The winner of this award will receive a copy of the book by our keynote Moya Bailey (2021) entitled “Misogynoir Transformed: Black Women’s Digital Resistance” (NYU Press).
In addition, we invite you to compete for the Most Engaged Attendee on YouTube Award!
- To win, all you need to do is to watch and comment on as many Spotlight Talks as you can between now and July 31.
- We will choose the winner based on the number of constructive comments posted on YouTube.
- The winner of this award will receive a copy of the forthcoming 2nd edition of The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods (Eds: Luke Sloan and Anabel Quan-Haase).
4) Certificate of Attendance
- If you need a certificate of attendance, please email us at [email protected] to request one.
5) Keep in Touch on Twitter and Mailing List
- While the conference is formally over, the networking and conversations will continue throughout the year via the #SMSociety hashtag on Twitter and via our mailing list https://groups.google.com/d/forum/socialmediaresearch