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

Detecting Bots, Trolls and Toxicity Online – One Interaction at a Time. #elxn43 #cdnpoli...

This post is part of the Social Media Lab #ELXN43 Transparency Initiative. It's part two of a two-part post that summarizes...

Fingerprinting a Known #Misinformation Campaign: Breaking Down the Tactics of the Russian Internet...

This post is part of the Social Media Lab #ELXN43 Transparency Initiative. It's part one of a two-part post that summarizes...
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Coming to a Facebook Timeline Near You: Who has spent the most on political...

Social media advertising gives candidates, political parties and interest groups the ability to appeal to narrowly defined groups within the broader community....

Online Information and Misinformation about Environmental Issues: The paradox of what we think we...

Join us for the Social Media Lab's guest talk onOnline Information and Misinformation...

#FakeNews Travels Fast — How Social Bots and Trolls Are Reshaping Public Debates

Date: October 07, 2019Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Location: 55 Dundas Street West, Ted Rogers School...

The Federal #ELXN43 campaign officially begins today! Who is vying for voters’ attention on...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is expected to ask Gov. Gen. Julie Payette to dissolve Parliament and issue...