2019 SMSociety Pre-Conference Digest 1

Hi Folks, We are looking forward to seeing you in Toronto at the upcoming 2019 International Conference on Social Media & Society on July 19-21. Here is some essential information to help you plan: Information for Presenters If you are presenting, please review the following page for information about presentation format, length … Continue Reading →

2018 #SMSociety Journal Special Issue on “Social Media for Social Good or Evil” in Social Media+Society

2018 SPECIAL ISSUE ON “SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SOCIAL GOOD OR EVIL” IN SOCIAL MEDIA+SOCIETY (SAGE) Editors: Jeff Hemsley, Jenna Jacobson, Anatoliy Gruzd, & Philip Mai. Publication date: August 2018 In the heyday of social media, individuals around the world held high hopes for the democratizing force of social media; however, in light of the recent … Continue Reading →

2018 #SMSociety Proceedings

We are delighted to announce the publication of the 2018 #SMSociety Conference Proceedings that features 60 published papers (full and work-in-progress, double-blind peer reviewed). The wide-ranging topics covered in the Proceedings showcase quantitative and qualitative research from scholars working in many fields including Communication, Computer Science, Education, Information Science, Journalism, Management, Political Science, and … Continue Reading →

Advisory Board Updates: #SMSociety Welcomes Two New Members! @susanjhalford & @hthwaite

Welcome to Incoming Members of the Advisory Board We are delighted to announce two new members of our Advisory Board: Dr. Susan Halford, Professor of Sociology and a Director of the Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton, UK and Dr. Caroline Haythornthwaite, Professor at the iSchool and Director of the Library Science … Continue Reading →

2018 #SMSociety Poster Size Restrictions and Requirements

The International Conference on Social Media & Society is less that 2 months away!  The organizing committee and volunteers are looking forward to meeting everyone and geeking out on three full days of social media research. One of the highlights of the conference is the interactive Poster Presentation and Reception featuring ~50 posters … Continue Reading →