Category Archives: Social Media Research

Call for papers and artwork deadline to A&SM#5/Sensorium Fri 21st Feb

The deadline for submission to Affect and Social Media#5 and the Sensorium Art Show is fast approaching. Call for Papers and Artworks Deadline 21st Feb 2020 Affect & Social Media#5/Sensorium >MORE-THAN> Stratford, East London: 25-26/06/20 Confirmed Keynotes Carolyn Pedwell (Kent) … Continue reading

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A&SM#5 Sensorium Song

This year’s A&SM#5 has its own conference song! Data Streams is a digital film collaboration between Mikey Georgeson, film-maker Cameron Poole and performed by the band David Devant and his Spirit Wife. The work is a speculation in transmitting art’s … Continue reading

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Keynotes confirmed for A&SM#5 – and a Sensorium Song is on its way!

Very pleased to announce that Tero Karppi joins Carolyn Pedwell as our second keynote at Affect and Social Media#5: More Than (East London, June 25-26th 2020). Check out his excellent book: Disconnect: Facebook’s Affective Bonds Sensorium Song We are expecting … Continue reading

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A new, modified blurb for A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media

Social media has taken a dark turn, encompassing both economic and political expropriation of the user experience. Users not only give away ownership of their community relations to big platforms, but the potential for positive change through revolutionary contagion is … Continue reading

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A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media is now in production with Polity, due July 2020

A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media is now in production with Polity. It will be published in the UK in early July 2020 and in the US in August. Below is the blurb, contents … Continue reading

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Blurb for A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media

The blurb for the new book, A Sleepwalker’s Guide to Social Media – in production with Polity due in spring 2020 has been decided on… Positing online users as ‘sleepwalkers’, Tony Sampson offers an original and compelling approach for understanding … Continue reading

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Gadget Consciousness: Collective Thought, Will and Action in the Age of Social Media

On my list… Published today – a new book in the Pluto Press Digital Barricades series – Gadget Consciousness: Collective Thought, Will and Action in the Age of Social Media by Joss Hands Description:  What impact does our relentless fixation … Continue reading

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