#SMSociety is delighted to announce Dr. Sarah J. Jackson as our keynote speaker at the 2020 International Conference on Social Media and Society (July 22-24, 2020, Chicago, USA).

Dr. Jackson is a Presidential Associate Professor in the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. She studies how media, journalism, and technology are used by and represent marginalized publics, with a focus on communication by and about Black and feminist activists. Her first book Black Celebrity, Racial Politics, and … Continue Reading →

New Proceedings Template for #SMSociety Full Papers and Clarification on Allowable Number of Submissions

We are looking forward to your submissions for #SMSociety 2020 in Chicago at DePaul University! The January 27, 2020 deadline (Midnight Hawaiian Time) to submit your Full and WIP submission is fast approaching. New Full Paper Proceedings Template ACM recently updated there submission template. We would like to advise authors … Continue Reading →

#SMSociety 2020 #CFP Chicago, USA| July 22-24. Diverse Voices: Promises and Perils of Social Media For Diversity.

IMPORTANT DATES Full papers* (6000-8000 words) Due: Jan. 27, 2020 WIP papers (extended abstract, 1000-1200 word s) Due: Jan. 27, 2020 Panels, Workshops, & Posters Due: Mar. 16, 2020 PUBLISHING OPPORTUNITIES *Full papers presented at the Conference will be published in the conference proceedings by ACM International Conference Proceeding Series … 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 →