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Special Issue “Decentralization and New Technologies for Social Media

Information (ISSN 2078-2489; CODEN: INFOGG) is a scientific peer-reviewed open access journal of information science and technology, data, knowledge, and communication, and is published monthly online by MDPI.

Organised by our partner Barbara Guidi from the Università di Pisa, the goal of this Special Issue is to collect research contributions, applications, analyses, methodologies, or strategies that strengthen or face the management of Social Media issues, and the application of decentralized solutions and technologies in order to overcome the current limitations of social media. We hope that this Special Issue will contribute to raising awareness about new proposals and the impact of new technologies on the next generation of social media. Potential topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

      • Social media analysis
      • Decentralized solutions for social media
      • Blockchain social media
      • Blockchain technology applied to social media
      • AI for social media
      • Social media mining
      • Privacy in social media
      • Trust and reputation in social media
      • Mobile networks for social applications
      • Fake news and misinformation

This special issue is now open for submission.
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 April 2021.
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