2017 Pre-Conference Specialist Meeting on Social Media Data Stewardship

Following the first successful event on social media data stewardship at the 2016 iConference in Philadelphia, we are delighted to announce the second annual Specialist Meeting on Social Media Data Stewardship at Ryerson University in Toronto on July 27, 2017. The goal of the event is to bring together experts … Continue Reading →





CFP for the Big Data & Society Journal Special Theme Issue on ‘Social Media & Society’

With faster computers and cheaper storage, bigger data sets are becoming abundant. Social media is a key source of big data in the form of user and system generated content and interactions. What do we do with all of the social data and how do we make sense of it? … Continue Reading →





Tips for Submitting your Work to #SMSociety 2017

  • By Anatoliy Gruzd
  • 15 January, 2017
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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 →





Announcement of 2017 Keynotes

We are very pleased to announce two distinguished Keynotes for the 8th International Conference on Social Media & Society (July 28-30, 2017, Toronto, Canada): Lee Rainie – Director, Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, USA Ronald Deibert – Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University … Continue Reading →





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CfP: 2017 International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety) – Toronto, Canada – July 28-30, 2017

  • By Anatoliy Gruzd
  • 5 October, 2016
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2017 #SMSociety Theme: Social Media for Social Good or Evil CALL FOR PROPOSALS Our online behaviour is far from virtual–it extends our offline lives. Much social media research has identified the positive opportunities of using social media; for example, how people use social media to form support groups online, participate in political … Continue Reading →