Kimse Yok Mu (KYM) is an international non-governmental organization carrying out humanitarian aid and development projects in 110 countries around the globe without distinction of any kind, such as race, ethnicity, language, religion or gender.
Following the International Conference on Philanthropy and Peacebuilding, organized by the Academic Studies Department of KYM in collaboration with the Journalist and Writers Foundation and Istanbul Bilgi University, with the participation of 25 academicians from 19 countries in April 2014, 2015 Conference aims to reveal theoretical contributions as well as representative practices addressing the use of new generation internet applications to generate social benefit.
The International Conference on Social Media for Good aims at systematizing and improving existing models on social media, suggesting new innovative approaches and practices, using their effectiveness in enhancing goodness and philanthropy, and resolution of social problems.
With an interdisciplinary outlook, we invite academics, NGO professionals/volunteers, social media experts and the young to submit papers related to but not restricted to the following topics:
Creating new platforms for social good
Using social media for volunteerism
Social media for campaining and raising awareness
Social media and fundraising
Social media and improving capacity of NGOs
Social media in time of crisis
Collaboration opportunities for social good
Harnessing collaborative technologies
Social media vs. traditional media
Struggling with bystander effect: Activism vs. clictivism
Creating reliable platforms
Motivation 3.0 on social media
The deadline for the abstracts is November 15, 2014.
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