September 14, 2018 at 07:04PM
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Dr. Marc Smith is an internet sociologist who uses social network analysis and visualization to map and understand social media. Smith co-founded the Social Media Research Foundation (http://www.smrfoundation.org/), a non-profit devoted to tools, data, and scholarship related to social media research.
Dr. Smith’s research focuses on computer-mediated collective action: the ways group dynamics change when they take place in and through social cyberspaces. (For related papers see: http://www.connectedaction.net/marc-smith/).