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.

Recent Posts

@SMLabTO Invites You to Come and Watch Some Social Media-Themed Hot Docs With Us!...

Come and watch some hot docs with us! The 26th Hot Docs International Canadian Documentary Festival (April 25 – May 5, 2019) is fast approaching. The...

How Fake News Spreads Through Online Social Networks: A #CRAMTO 2019 talk by @Gruzd...

Find out how connecting two dots by a line over and over becomes a striking and effective way...

Stopping Hate From Going Viral: Content Moderation in the Wake of the New Zealand...

Are social media companies responsible for what is published on their platform? In the wake of the New Zealand mosque shooting in...

International Perspectives on How Digital Technology Shapes Democracy – Join Us Next Friday at...

Digital technologies have transformed the politics of every nation in the world. The same tools that helped...

On April 5 discover the ideas revolutionizing the way we think, live and work....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJFe1YbuCLwWhat's the greatest story never told? How does gravity affect our perceptions...

Join us for a panel session on #Misinformation, Bots and #Democracy with panelists Kevin...

Anatoliy Gruzd speaking at the Canadian Internet Governance Forum in Toronto.ICYMI: You can catch...