[Air-L] Call for Submissions: #SMSociety, London, UK (July 16-18, 2024)

Anatoliy Gruzd agruzd at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 17:13:52 PST 2023

Hi AoIR friends!

We are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the 2024 International
Conference on Social Media & Society <https://socialmediaandsociety.org/>
(#SMSociety)! For 2024, #SMSociety will return as an in-person event. It
will take place in London, UK from July 16th to 18th. It is co-organized by
the Social Media Lab <http://socialmedialab.ca/> at Toronto Metropolitan
University and the Digital Cultures and Economies Research Hub
at the University of the Arts London. The conference’s three-day program
will feature panels and paper presentations, tutorials, networking events
and a poster session.


   - <https://socialmediaandsociety.org/submit/>


   - Papers (Extended Abstracts) Due: January 21, 2024
   - Panels Due: February 11, 2024
   - Workshops & Tutorials Due: February 11, 2024
   - Posters Due: March 1, 2024


#SMSociety is a biennial gathering of leading social media researchers from
around the world. It is the premier venue for sharing and discovering new
peer-reviewed interdisciplinary research on how social media affects
society. #SMSociety provides participants with opportunities to exchange
ideas, present original research, learn about recent and ongoing studies,
and network with peers.

In keeping with the conference’s inter- and transdisciplinary focus, we
welcome both quantitative and qualitative scholarly and original
submissions that crosses disciplinary boundaries and expands our
understanding of current and future trends in social media research across
many fields including (but not limited to): Communication, Computer
Science, Critical Data Studies, Education, Journalism, Information Science,
Law, Management, Political Science, Psychology, Public Policy, Public
Administration, Science and Technology, and Sociology.


   - AI and Algorithms
   - Cyberbullying, Trolling and Antisocial Behavior
   - Digital and Data Methods
   - Discourse and Public Opinion
   - Health and Wellbeing
   - Marketing and Outreach
   - Misinformation and Disinformation
   - Online and Offline Communities
   - Platform Governance and Regulation
   - Emerging and established social technologies, apps and platforms
   - Politics and Policy
   - Privacy, Security and Trust
   - Use and Users
   - Social Media Cultures and Everyday Life


   - Publication of Pre-prints and Datasets: To promote your work during
   and after the conference, authors of accepted papers (extended abstracts)
   are encouraged to share their work as a pre-print via a public repository
   of your choice. Preprint will be accessible via the conference online
   program and other channels. If you have a dataset to share, you can also
   upload it to one of many data repositories such as Dataverse
   <https://dataverse.org/researchers> or figshare <https://figshare.com/>.
   Authors of accepted papers will have an opportunity to provide a link to
   their pre-print and/or dataset for inclusion in the conference program.
   - Journal Publications: We hope that feedback received from other
   scholars during the review process and the Q&A part of your presentation
   will help you refine your ideas and develop your work into a full paper
   after the conference. Once ready, you are encouraged to submit your full
   paper to a journal of your choice.
   - All #SMSociety conference presenters will receive an exclusive
   invitation to submit their work as an expanded full paper in a special
   journal issue (venue TBA).

Organizing Executive Committee:

   - Anatoliy Gruzd (Ted Rogers School of Management, Toronto Metropolitan
   - Phillip Mai (Ted Rogers School of Management, Toronto Metropolitan
   - Zoetanya Sujon (London College of Communication, University of the
   Arts London)
   - Felipe Soares (London College of Communication, University of the Arts
   - Jackie Raphael-Luu (London College of Communication, University of the
   Arts London)
   - Harry Dyer (School of Education & Lifelong Learning, University of
   East Anglia)
   - Mark Wong (School of Social & Political Sciences, University of

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