#SMSociety 2020 Conference Digest – Day 2

Dear #SMSociety Attendees!   Welcome to Day 2 of the International Conference on Social Media & Society – Virtual Edition! This year you can conference ‘Your Way’! Attend as many sessions as you like in any order you prefer.  See the Conference Programme page to learn everything you need to … Continue Reading →

Highlights from #SMSociety 2019

After a year of planning and preparations, it’s hard to believe that the 2019 Conference is now officially part of the history. Thank you to all volunteers, attendees, presenters, program committee and everyone who made this year’s conference a huge success! Let’s do it again! Mark your calendar, the 2020 … Continue Reading →

ICYMI: #SMSociety 2019 Keynote by Valerie Steeves

“Not So Social, Not So Networked: Teens’ Perspectives of Privacy and Trust on Social Media” In the past two years, The eQuality Project has conducted a series of research projects exploring how teens use social media in their daily lives. Our findings suggest that teens do not share aspects of … Continue Reading →

ICYMI: #SMSociety 2019 Keynote by Tarleton Gillespie

“Custodians of the Internet: Platforms, Content Moderation, and the Hidden Decisions That Shape Social Media” Content moderation can serve as a prism for examining what platforms are, and how they subtly torque public life. Our understanding of platforms too blithely accepted the terms in which they were sold and celebrated … Continue Reading →