Our Mission

The Social Media Lab is multi and interdisciplinary research laboratory at the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University. The lab’s research seeks to advance the public’s understanding of the benefits and pitfalls of social media adoption.

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Recent Posts

Who is running Facebook political ads during the pandemic in Canada? [Update: May 2020]

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is as important as ever to know who is looking to sway our opinions online. As a...

You’re invited to a CanCOVID Speaker Series Talk on “Inoculating against an Infodemic: COVID-19...

Please join us forInoculating against an Infodemic: COVID-19 News, Social Media, and Misinformation  - a CanCOVID...

Ryerson Social Media Lab Partners with WHO on New Initiative to Examine COVID-19 Fact-checking...

The initiative is part of an effort to identify best practices for tackling the COVID-19 infodemic crisis.

Who is running Facebook ads during the pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic is naturally top of mind for people right now. Many people around the world are turning to the internet...

[New Survey Report] Inoculating against an Infodemic: A Canada-Wide COVID-19 News, Social Media, and...

TORONTO, May 11, 2020 —  Facebook, Reddit, Twitter, TiKTok and other social...

The PhD in Management program at Ryerson University is now open for applications for...

Does your heart beat for research? Are you looking to investigate topics and issues that will have...
Visit the COVID19MisInfo Portal - a rapid response project of the Ryerson University Social Media Lab.COVID19MisInfo.org