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eISSN: 2148-7502

ISSN: 2147-3366

Frequency: 2 issues


Journal of Social Media Studies (JSMS) is jointly edited by the Institute of Language and Communications Studies and the Macro World Publishing. The JSMS is the outstanding international journal that provides examination of social media analyses and the fields of communication sciences.

The journal seeks Manuscripts may be philosophical, theoretical, methodological, critical, applied, pedagogical, or empirical in nature, as well as empirical contributions as papers that address the theoretical and methodological debates within social media. Published articles in JSMS will be subjected to rigorous peer review comprising initial editorial screening and anonymous refereeing by at least two referees of the discipline.

Each submitted manuscript is evaluated on the following basis

•    the originality of its contribution to the field of communication sciences

•    the soundness of its theory and methodology of the given topic


Aim and Scope

Academic disciplines are flourishing at faculties and departments dedicated to Media, communication, sociology, psychology, linguistics, cultural studies, film, design, engineering, advertising, public relations and humanities. It aims to create bridges between different research cultures and publishes original articles of high quality on Social Media.

Research areas are relevant to the journal include, but are not limited to:

    Social Communication
    Social Media and Critical Thinking
    Cultural Studies
    Social Media and Human-Computer Interaction
    Social Media Theories
    Audience and Reception Studies
    Future Social Media architecture
    Design and evaluation of innovative social media systems
    Virtual reality
    Information retrieval systems and algorithms on Social Media
    Social Media and Identity
    Social Media and Art Censorship
    Empirical studies of user behavior
    Privacy and security on social networks
    Social networks mediated communication
    Social media in educational environment
    New design techniques with Social Media


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