Accepted authors to #SMSociety 2022 will have an opportunity to submit their expanded Full Paper to a Special Issue of Social Media + Society

One of the benefits to submitting and presenting your research at the 2022 International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMsociety) is access to additional publishing and professional development opportunities.

All #SMSociety conference presenters will receive an exclusive invitation to submit their work as an expanded full paper in a special journal issue of Social Media + Society (Published by SAGE, 5-yr Impact Factor: 5.073). Social Media + Society is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on advancing the understanding of social media and its impact on societies past, present and future. 

The aim of the #SMSociety Special Issue is to bring together and highlight cutting-edge, late-breaking research from social media scholars working in many fields, including Communication, Information, Computer Science, Management, Education, Journalism, Political Science, Sociology, etc.

To qualify for a submission to the special issue, your research must be submitted, accepted and presented at the 2022 SMSociety conference on July 18-19, 2022.  For more information about how to submit to this year’s conference, please refer to the conference Call for Proposals and our Submission page.

Important Dates and Details for the Special Issue:

Special Issue CFP and Submission Website Release: August 1, 2022

Submission Deadline: October 15, 2022

First Round Reviews: January 15, 2023

Final Editorial Decisions: March 30, 2023 

Expected Publication Date: Spring/Summer 2023

Citation Style: APA

Word Count: 8,000 words (excluding references and Appendices), but no page limit

Manuscript Guidelines:

Peer Review: All submissions will undergo a rigorous double-blind peer-review process. 

Past #SMSociety Publications: For a full list of publications from the past #SMSociety conferences, please visit our Publications Page


If you have any questions regarding the Special Issue, please feel free to contact us at: [email protected]