Introducing the Special Issue of American Behavioral Scientist on Social Media & Society

We are delighted to announce the 2017 Special Issue of American Behavioral Scientist on “Social Media & Society” edited by Anatoliy Gruzd, Jenna Jacobson, Barry Wellman & Philip Mai. This special issue features eight extended papers which earlier versions were first presented at the 2016 International Conference on Social Media … Continue Reading →

What does it mean to be #influential in the age of #socialmedia? New ABS Special Issue on Networked Influence

  #147881015 / Much of the difficulty in understanding influence in social networks (especially those formed on social media sites) has to do with the inability to define influence, and then distinguish it from a number of other factors. For example, is it the actual content of a message being exchanged … Continue Reading →