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A Handful of Presentations from ANZCA 2017

A number of us presented our recent research at the Australia New Zealand Communication Association conference at the University of Sydney last week. Here are some of the....

A First Draft of the Present: Why We Must Preserve Social Media Content

History, they say, is written by the winners – but more concretely, it is written on the basis of the records that survive and are accessible to historians. For most of....

Now Out: The Routledge Companion to Social Media and Politics

The first new SMRG publication for 2016 has arrived: we’re delighted to announce that a major collection edited by Axel Bruns and colleagues Gunn Enli, Eli Skogerbø, Anders....

Crisis Communication: Saving Time and Lives in Disasters through Smarter Social Media

By Terry Flew and Axel Bruns (crossposted from The Conversation) As the worst bushfires seen for generations in New South Wales raged across the Blue Mountains, Southern Highlands....

Special Issue of Social Media + Society – Call for Papers

Special Issue of Social Media and Society: Making Digital Cultures of Gender and Sexuality with Social Media Jean Burgess, Elija Cassidy, Stefanie Duguay, and Ben Light Digital....

Our Presentations at the Association of Internet Researchers Conference 2014

Another year is almost over, which must mean that conference season is upon us. This means, in particular, our annual pilgrimage to the wonderful annual conference of the....

Creative Citizenship and Social Media

I’ve had a wonderful time in an unseasonably sunny London this week, which has included a keynote presentation at the Creative Citizens conference at the Royal College....

A Round-Up of Our Recent Presentations

The end-of-year conference season is over, and the various members of the Social Media Research Group are returning to QUT for a well-deserved summer break. This seems as....

New Book: Twitter and Society

We’re delighted to announce the launch of the first book to emerge from the QUT Social Media Research Group, in collaboration with the Junior Researchers Group “Science....

SMRG on the Road

The end-of-year conference season is about to get underway, and we’ve got a big group of staff and students from the Social Media Research Group heading overseas to present....