WBISM 2016 (Workshop on Behavioral Issues in Social Media)

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WBISM 2016 (Workshop on Behavioral Issues in Social Media)

The 1st Workshop on Behavioral Issues in Social Media (WBISM) will be held in conjunction with MISNC 2016 at Kean University, New Jersey, USA on August 15-17, 2016. WBISM seeks to establish a platform for researchers and practitioners to investigate the use, impact and other behavioral issues of social media. The types of social media include but not limit to the followings: social networking sites, microblogs, community media sites, forums/newsgroups, wiki-based platforms, social curation sites, location-based services, etc.

We invite interested practitioners, scholars, and doctoral students to exchange ideas concerning the impact of social media on human decision and behavior at individual, group, community, as well as organizational levels. Academic research, case studies, and work-in-progress containing original ideas and insightful opinions are welcome. The relevant topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Social media affordances
  • Social identity and presence in social media
  • Adoption/continuance in social media
  • Advertising with social media
  • Brand management with social media
  • User-generated content and word-of-mouth communication in social media
  • Customer engagement in social media
  • Interactive experiences and community engagement with social media
  • Vendor-customer value co-creation in social media
  • Consumer psychology and behavior in social media
  • Social and O2O commerce in social media
  • Crowdsourcing and social media
  • Location-based services and social media
  • Online learning/education and social media
  • Gaming and music in social media
  • E-Government and social media
  • Management of social media data
  • Big data and social media
  • Privacy and security in social media
  • Comparative studies on social media across countries or cultures
  • Other innovative applications or services in social media


Full paper manuscripts must be in English with a maximum length of 6 pages.
Submissions must be entered into the Submission System (https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=misnc2016).
Please select the track of WBISM2016 when submitting your manuscript.

Papers of MISNC 2016 will be published by ACM ICPS and will be included in ACM Digital Library (EI indexed).
Please prepare your paper according to ACM Proceedings Template.
You can find the guideline via https://www.acm.org/publications/article-templates/proceedings-template.html/

Workshop Chairs:

Prof. Kai Wang (National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan), kwang@nuk.edu.tw

Prof. Jeffrey C. F. Tai (National Chiayi University, Taiwan), jeffreycftai@mail.ncyu.edu.tw

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