2017 #SMSociety Featured Panel on Women in Social Media: Safe and Unsafe Spaces

  • By Philip Mai
  • 7 March, 2017
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Abstract: Addressing the conference theme of “Social Media for Social Good or Evil”, this panel highlights work on and by women in the area of social media. Panel members address research about the experience of women online, but also – because women study more than themselves – research by women … 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 →





Submission Deadline for the Social Media & Society Conf. (Toronto 07/28-30, 2017) Has Been Extended

  • By Philip Mai
  • 6 January, 2017
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Happy New Year! Due to many requests, the submission deadline for the International Conference on Social Media and Society (Toronto 07/28-30, 2017) has been extended. Work-in-progress (WiP) and full papers are now due on January 31st, 2017. The organizing committee invites scholarly and original submissions that relate to the broad theme … 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 →