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SIG SOCIAL MEDIA SCIENCE SLAM 83rd ASIS&T Annual Meeting (Virtual) 2020 Thursday, 29 Oct.

September 21, 2020

SIG SOCIAL MEDIA SCIENCE SLAM 83rd ASIS&T Annual Meeting (Virtual) 2020   Thursday, 29 Oct. ARE YOU READY TO SLAM? Have you always wanted  … … to convince your fellows that you did an awesome study?  … to present your study in a creative and entertaining way? AWESOME!The ASIS&T special interest group for social media (SIG…

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Work on Social Media? Want feedback on your ASIS&T submissions?

February 20, 2020

ASIS&T SIG-SM (Special Interest Group on Social Media) will provide quick feedback on your ASIS&T submissions to help improve them before submission to the ASIS&T Annual Meeting. Reviews will be provided within 10 days of the submission deadline. All papers will get two reviews. Reviews will focus on structure, writing and research contributions and adopt…

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Call for Nominations for Social Media Membership Award

July 18, 2019

Dear Colleagues, The ASIS&T Special Interest Group Social Media (SIG-SM) is pleased to announce ‘Social Media Membership Award’ to sponsor the information professionals and students who are interested or working in the domain of Social Media. This award is specifically developed/designed to encourage diversity in ASIS&T and facilitate information professionals and students  from developing economies…

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Nomination as SIG SM Officer 2020

July 17, 2019

(Seeking Candidates) We are seeking candidates for the SIG SM Board of 2020.  The open positions are: Chair-Elect, Secretary, Treasurer, Webmaster, Communications and Social Media officer,  Archivist, Recruitment Membership, and Designer. The board is open to suggestions for additional (special responsibility) positions. The main responsibility as a board member is to work and cooperate with…

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Webinar: The Challenges of Preserving and Sharing Social Media Research Data

March 15, 2019

Thursday, March 21, 2019, 12:00pm – 1:00pm EST (UTC 12:00:00 – World Clock) Social Media Data are currently being used as research data across disciplines and help researchers to gain insights into communication patterns and human behavior. However, much of the content in social media is ephemeral and may change or even disappear over time. Solutions…

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Results: SIG Social Media Officer Election 2018-2019

October 27, 2018

Many thanks to everyone who took part in the election of the SIG SM officers board for 2018/19. According to this our new board builds up as follows: Official SIG Social Media Board (2019) Co-Chair: Aylin Ilhan Co-Chair: Isabelle Dorsch Chair-Elect: Vivek Singh Treasurer: Philippe Mongeon Secretary: Nic DePaula Communications and Social Media: Isha Ghosh Communications and Social Media: Catherine Dumas Recruitment…

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Get the Early Bird Rates for ASIS&T 2018 SIG SI, IEP, SM Workshop: The 14th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium!

October 1, 2018

Register by 10/1/2018!!! ASIST Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency Vancouver Vancouver, Canada, November 10, 2018 The emergence and fast-paced development of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, virtual and augmented reality, and embedded and ubiquitous computing present myriad forms of opportunities and challenges. For example, the increasing role of AI in autonomous systems…

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Results of our SIG SM community survey 2018

June 19, 2018

Not long ago, we have asked our community about social media topics they are interested in.  We were looking for a Panel topic for the upcoming ASIS&T Annual Meeting. Thank you all for the great turnout! We have summarized the survey outcomes in few pictures:

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ASIS&T 2018 SIG SI, IEP, SM Workshop!

June 19, 2018

ASIS&T 2018 SIG SI, IEP, SM Workshop: The 14th Annual Social Informatics Research Symposium: Sociotechnical perspective on ethics and governance of emerging information technologies ASIST Annual Meeting, Hyatt Regency Vancouver Vancouver, Canada, November 10, 2018 The emergence and fast-paced development of technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, virtual and augmented reality, and…

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Reminder: SIG SM panel invitation

March 20, 2018

The SIG SM would like to thank everyone who participated in the panel survey! Based on your feedback, we have determined the topic for our panel proposal: Social Media: Politics, surveillance and democracy In this panel we intend to address questions regarding how social media may or will be used in these political contexts, the effects of…

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