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CALL FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS, PANEL PROPOSALS AND POSTERS

What: 2013 International Conference on Social Media and Society
Where: Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
When: September 14-15, 2013
Website: http://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/
Twitter hashtag: #SMSociety13

CONFERENCE CHAIRS:
Anatoliy Gruzd, Dalhousie University, [log in to unmask] (Primary Contact)
Caroline Haythornthwaite, University of British Columbia
Karine Nahon, University of Washington
Stan Matwin, Dalhousie University

IMPORTANT DATES:
Paper & Panel Abstracts Due: May 1, 2013
Paper & Panel Notification: May 20, 2013
Poster Abstracts Due: May 30, 2013
Poster Notification: June 15, 2013
Conference dates: September 14-15, 2013

ABOUT THE EVENT:
It is no secret that social media has become mainstream in recent years, 
and its adoption has skyrocketed. As a result of its growing popularity, 
users’ online contributions and membership in online social networks 
have exploded.  The objective of this 2-day conference is to bring 
together experts in social media and online social networks from both 
the academic and business worlds, to share ideas on the best practices 
around how to study the impact of social media on our society. The 
conference will provide researchers in this area an opportunity to 
present and debate their ideas, and provide attendees with the 
opportunity to build academic and professional contacts, present their 
research, and learn about latest research in this area from a 
multidisciplinary perspective.


TOPICS OF INTEREST INCLUDE (BUT NOT LIMITED TO):
* BIG Data/Social Media Data
     Scalability Issues and Social Media Data
     Social Media Analytics
     Social Media Data Mining
     Social Media Mobile Applications
     Visualization of Social Media Data

* Online Communities/Social Networks
     Online and Offline Communities Formed on Social Media
     Influential User Detection
     Online Community Detection
     Online Identity
     Trust and Credibility in Social Media

* Social Media Impact on Society
     Social Media & Public Administration
     Political Mobilization & Engagement on Social Media
     Social Media and Academia
     Social Media and Business
     Social Media and Journalism
     Virality of Information in Social Media

* Theories and Methods
     Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches
     Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis
     Social Network Analysis
     Theoretical Models for Studying Social Media


TYPES OF SUBMISSIONS:
(1) Paper abstracts
Paper abstracts provide authors the opportunity to present their 
original work related to the broad theme of social media and society.

(2) Panel presentations
Panel presentations provide authors the option of organizing three 
related papers/talks together in a thematic session.

(3) Research poster presentations
The research poster session provides an interactive forum for authors to 
discuss their research.


HOW TO SUBMIT:
See more information at http://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/

For further inquiries, please contact Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd at [log in to unmask]

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