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 →

2019 #SMSociety Proceedings

We are delighted to announce the publication of the 2019 #SMSociety Conference Proceedings which features 26 full papers (double-blind peer reviewed, with an acceptance rate of 42%). You can download all of the papers here. The wide-ranging topics covered in the Proceedings showcase both quantitative and qualitative research from scholars working in many fields … Continue Reading →

2019 #SMSociety Awards Announcement

The winners of the 2019 International Conference on Social Media & Society Awards are: Best Paper & Best Methods Paper Awards Both paper awards are selected by the Organizing Committee from the pool of accepted full papers, based on the peer-review scores and feedback. Best Paper Award goes to Xinru … Continue Reading →

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10-year Anniversary #SMSociety Trivia

To participate in the 10-year Anniversary #SMSociety Trivia, just answer five conference-related questions using the online form at https://bit.ly/sms19trivia Hint: To answer the questions, you may need to network with other attendees, or even talk to our SMSociety chatbot on Twitter, Facebook or on the conference website. Once your answers … Continue Reading →

2019 SMSociety Pre-Conference Digest 2

Dear 2019 SMSociety Delegates, This is the second pre-conference digest with some essential information for your upcoming trip. If you missed the first digest, it is available at here SMSociety 10-Year Anniversary Post-Conference Boat Tour Around Toronto Islands If your travel schedule permits, join us for a 2-hour boat tour … Continue Reading →