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

Canada’s out-of-date online privacy rules aren’t protecting you

https://theconversation.com/javascripts/lib/content_tracker_hook.js Canada's out-of-date online privacy rules aren't protecting you The regulation of user privacy...

The State of Social Media in Canada 2020: A New Survey Report From The...

A Canada-wide survey on social media adoption and use in Canada Download the...

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

The pandemic is a top issue among political advertisers on Facebook as Canada’s COVID-19 cases decline, restrictions ease and provinces take steps...

Companies are increasingly turning to social media to screen potential employees

Companies are increasingly turning to social media to screen potential employees Users’ online activities can be reviewed by potential employers as a way to pre-screen...

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 for Inoculating against an Infodemic: COVID-19 News, Social Media, and Misinformation  - a CanCOVID...
Visit the COVID19MisInfo Portal - a rapid response project of the Ryerson University Social Media Lab.COVID19MisInfo.org