INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL MEDIA AND SOCIETY Toronto, Canada (JULY 19–21, 2019) The International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety) is an annual gathering of leading social media researchers from around the world. Now, in its 10th year, the
It’s getting more and more difficult to make a case for privacy when so many people are willingly sharing so much of their personal information online. Self-disclosure is now currency and digital exhibitionism is a normalized behavior, rewarded and reinforced
For journalists, social media is now a must-have journalistic resource. They rely on it to keep a pulse on their community, suss out sources, and connect to their audience. In a 2017 study by Cision (n=1,550 North American journalists and influencers), 42%
Download the report 50% of online Canadian adults choose to censor social media posts to avoid companies using data for advertising, says new report TORONTO — Even before the Cambridge Analytica scandal, social media users in Canada were attempting to
A public response from leading members of the Internet research community. In reaction to the Cambridge Analytica controversy, Facebook has recently announced a substantial tightening of access restrictions to the Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) of Facebook, Instagram, and other platforms it owns.
At an event hosted by Portage, stakeholders engage in a discussion to establish best practices and policies around research data management and stewardship across the country. Watch the panel online Panel: Murtaza Haider, Professor at the Ted Rogers School of Management
Survey reveals the state of social media in Canada and finds 94% of adult Canadian internet users have at least one social media account. Despite concerns fake news is flooding the Internet, Canadians’ love affair with social media shows no