Conference: CIKM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management

Increasingly, technical conferences are featuring topics that make them look like sociology conferences! The upcoming Conference on Information and Knowledge Management describes itself as targeted at the "database, information retrieval, and knowledge management communities. The purpose of the conference is…

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What makes social media social?

At the recent ICWSM 2008 in Seattle I had an opportunity to present some thoughts about what makes social media social. The question is important because so many different types of interaction systems are considered social and they cannot all…

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Where Sociology meets the Internet

Welcome to all those Interested in sociology, technology, social media, mobile social software, or any and all forms of online communication. This blog is intended as a repository for information about research on computer-mediated collective action from a sociological perspective.…

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