Please join us for the following guest talks at the Ryerson Social Media Lab. All talks are free and open to the public. Please click on the button to RSVP or follow this link here: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/social-media-lab-3336450806
You can also join us virtually via our Periscope live stream at https://www.periscope.tv/SMLabTO
THU, NOV 26 3:00 PM – Is Social Media Challenging Traditional Politics? by Marc Esteve Del Valle
THU, NOV 19 3:00 PM – Celebration, Protest and War by Kenzie Burchell This research focuses on the framing and management of Olympic controversies, such as LGBT rights, Pussy Riot, and then the Ukrainian Crisis, by the BBC and and RT (formerly Russia Today) and on Twitter.
THU, NOV 5 3:00 PM – The Digital Reputation Economy by Matthew Flisfeder This talk takes a critical look at why “self-promotion” is a key feature of users’ engagement in social media websites and argues that it is part of the `neoliberal processes of subjectivization and exploitation.
THU, OCT 29 3:30 PM – Dimensions of Social Media in Human-Robot-Interaction by Frauke Zeller. This talk discusses the different uses of social media in Human-Robot-Interaction (HRI). It will tell the story of Hitchbot, a robot from Port Credit, Ontario, that traveled across, Canada and Germany.
THU, OCT 22 3:00 PM – Culture, Networks and Mobile Log Data by Jeffrey Boase: An examination of cross-national differences in calling and texting patterns in the US and Japan
THU, OCT 8 3:00 PM – Future-Proofing Dinosaur Tattoos: Communicating Science Through Social Media: A look at online illustration best practices, why attribution fuels creativity, reverse image searching, responsible gif use and how to future proof dinosaur tattoos.