2015 Social Media & Society Poster Presentation: Poster Dimensions

The Social Media and Society International Conference is less than 30 days away!  Our team of organizers and volunteers are looking forward to meeting everyone and geeking out on three full days of social media data and research. One of the highlights of the conference is the interactive Poster Presentation and Reception … Continue Reading →


Book Your Accommodation Now For the 2015 #SMSociety

Please book your accommodation for #SMSociety15 ASAP. Hotels in Toronto are likely to be very busy during the week of July 26, 2015 due to the extra 150,000+ people expected to be attending/participating in this year’s Pan Am Games. For your convenience, we have compiled a list of accommodations near the conference venue (55 … Continue Reading →

New Publishing & Professional Development Opportunities For #SocialMedia Researchers

The 6th Social Media and Society Conference (SMSociety15) will be held in Toronto on July 27-29, 2015. SMSociety15 is a multi- and interdisciplinary academic conference focusing exclusively on social media research. The conference brings together top researchers and practitioners from academia and industry who are interested in studying and understanding social media … Continue Reading →

CFP: 2015 Social Media & Society Conference Toronto, Canada July 27-29, 2015 #SMSociety15

We are pleased to release the Call for Proposals for the 2015 Social Media and Society Conference to be held in Toronto, Canada on July 27-29, 2015. The Conference invites scholarly and original submissions that build on the previous work and critically evaluate the role of social media for social … Continue Reading →

What does it mean to be #influential in the age of #socialmedia? New ABS Special Issue on Networked Influence

  #147881015 / gettyimages.com Much of the difficulty in understanding influence in social networks (especially those formed on social media sites) has to do with the inability to define influence, and then distinguish it from a number of other factors. For example, is it the actual content of a message being exchanged … Continue Reading →