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
*Reposted blog from Annette Markham’s website This blog contains notes from a talk I gave on June 27, 2017, at Ryerson University as part of a pre-conference workshop on Data Stewardship prior to the main Social Media & Society annual conference. As one of
The 2017 Specialist Meeting on Social Media Data Stewardship brought together 30 experts in social media research to discuss methods, ethics, and policies specifically related to managing social media data by industry, researchers and data librarians. The event featured presentations
Check out a recent story on social media data and its estimated worth published by Vice, featuring comments from Dr. Gruzd: “It’s very difficult to calculate an exact dollar number,” says Anatoliy Gruzd, Canada Research Chair in Social Media Data Stewardship
Gruzd, A., Jacobson, J., & Dubois, E. (2017). You’re Hired: Examining Acceptance of Social Media Screening of Job Applicants. In Proceedings of the 23rd Americas Conference on Information Systems, August 10-12, 2017, Boston, MA, USA. Abstract The paper examines attitudes
On June 23, 2017, four members of our team (Anatoliy Gruzd, Jenna Jacobson, Priya Kumar, Philip Mai) organized a panel on “The Ethics of Social Media Data Use for Research” at the Data Power Conference at Carleton University in Ottawa. As more people
“Sampling and Recruiting on Facebook” – A talk by members of our team, Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd & Jenna Jacobson at the Annual Conference of the Canadian Communication Association in Toronto, Canada (May 30, 2017). Abstract: With the rise of
Date: July 27, 2017 9:00-4:30 p.m. Location: Ryerson University Student Learning Centre (SLC), Room 508 – 341 Yonge St, Toronto, ON M5B 1S1 IMPORTANT: SLC is redesigning the main entrance doors! There is construction on the main doors of the building.