Social Media and Internet of Things

The Social Media track focuses on the two driving forces for the digitization of society. Social Media and Internet of Things are Social Media creates connectedness and digitizes interactions amongst peers, and enables users to share thoughts, comments, feedback, and knowledge. Internet of Things digitizes the business processes and consumer activities by embedding sensors and internet connectivity in devices such as industrial machines, fitness trackers, household appliances. Both social media and internet of things generate vast trails of digital data which firms collect and mine to enhance various aspects of business operations. The focus of this track is to solicit research on social media and internet of things and how these have emerged as transformational forces in business through the provision of micro-level data about business processes and consumer behavior. Key areas of interest within this track include (but are not limited to): ​

  • Economics of Internet of Things
  • Privacy and Security concerns in Internet of Things
  • Social media-enabled business models
  • Social media analytics
  • Deep Learning in Internet of Things
  • Social Media Driven Business Transformation
  • Internet of Things Driven Business Transformation

Important Dates:

Please Note: The deadlines for submissions have been extended.  The new deadlines are:

  • Full Paper Deadline: May 26, 2019
  • Abstract Deadline: June 15, 2019
  • Panel Proposal Deadline: June 15, 2019
  • Workshop Proposal Deadline: June 15, 2019
  • Award Competition Deadline: June 15, 2019

All deadlines are final as of 12 midnight Central Standard Time (Houston)

07/01/2019    Authors Notified of Paper Acceptance Decision

09/01/2019    Full Paper Revisions Resubmission

09/15/2019    Conference Registration Deadline

Naveen Kumar
University of Washington
Liangfei Qiu
University of Florida