#SMSociety15 Conference Updates

1) Keynote – Dr. William H. Dutton We are very excited to announce our keynote for #SMSociety15 – Dr. Bill Dutton, the Quello Professor of Media and Information Policy at Michigan State University, where he is the Director of the Quello Center! He was the Founding Director of Oxford Internet … Continue Reading →


New Publishing & Professional Development Opportunities For #SocialMedia Researchers at #SMSociety15 Toronto, July 27-29, 2015

The 6th Social Media and Society Conference (SMSociety15) will be held in Toronto on July 27-29, 2015. SMSociety is a multi- and interdisciplinary academic conference focusing exclusively on social media research. It is a collision-space for ideas, theories, methods and career-changing “aha!” insights and the premier venue for presenting new research on … Continue Reading →


#SMSociety15 Conference E-poster is Out! Help US to Spread the Word & Join Us in Toronto

We are delighted to announce that the Call for Submissions for the 2015 Social Media & Society Conference is now public (https://socialmediaandsociety.com/?page_id=1315) as is the list of the Program Committee members https://socialmediaandsociety.com/?page_id=1346. Please help us share the link to the Call or the conference e-poster (downloadable from http://bit.ly/1xnxlrx) through your … Continue Reading →


CFP: 2015 Social Media & Society Conference Toronto, Canada July 27-29, 2015 #SMSociety15

We are pleased to release the Call for Proposals for the 2015 Social Media and Society Conference to be held in Toronto, Canada on July 27-29, 2015. The Conference invites scholarly and original submissions that build on the previous work and critically evaluate the role of social media for social … Continue Reading →

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

  #147881015 / gettyimages.com 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 →