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

IMPORTANT DATES Full papers* (6-10 pages) Due: Jan. 27, 2020 WIP papers (1000-word extended abstract) 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 (ICPS) and … 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 →

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 →