Volume 17 (2024)
Volume 16 (2023)
Volume 15 (2022)
Volume 14 (2021)
Volume 13 (2020)
Volume 12 (2019)
Volume 11 (2018)
Volume 10 (2017)
Volume 9 (2016)
Volume 8 (2015)
Volume 7 (2014)
Volume 6 (2013)
Volume 5 (2012)
Volume 4 (2011)
Volume 3 (2010)
Volume 2 (2009)
Volume 1 (2008)
Cyberspace and Metaverse Culture
The cultural impact of artificial intelligence development on social media in Iran

M. Rajabi; M.S. Nasrollahi

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 95-125


  The future challenges of artificial intelligence, especially in the relationship between humans and intelligent systems or technologically advanced machines as well as the power of its functions in social media, are a cause of concern whose cultural impacts have been presented after further investigation. ...  Read More

The circumstances and factors contributing to the development of good governance in social media with a focus on transparency component: A grounded theory study

H. Emadi; S.A. Afshani; H. Eslami

Volume 16, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 49-78


  This study employs grounded theory (GT) to qualitatively explore preconditions for good governance in social media with an emphasis on accountability. The study sample consists of 20 media activists and social media managers who were selected using a theoretical or purposive sampling strategy. The data ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Studying the challenges of using social media in Iran: An explorative approach

M. Jami Pour; A. Naghdi Amiri; S. Kamarei

Volume 15, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 73-102


  In recent years, especially with the outbreak of the Coronavirus, social media has become a platform for interactions with user-generated contents among online communities. Despite undeniable advantages of social media in individual and social domains, its applications have also confronted human society ...  Read More

Social Sciences and Communications
Social media and challenges to ethnic identities in Iran

F. Zafar Abdollahzadeh; M.R. Rasoli; T. Shiri

Volume 13, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 147-175


  The global nature of social media has brought ethnic challenges from regional and national stages to the world arena. The current study analyzes these challenges under the framework of Globalization theories. There are two general approaches to globalization: the first believes in complete global homogeneity, ...  Read More

Media, love and marriage: The relationship between social/mass media, liquid love and attitude toward marriage

M. Abbasi Shovazi; M. Delavar

Volume 12, Issue 4 , April 2020, , Pages 51-74


  The media, along with the content they distribute, involve particular nature and structures that can transform patterns of thinking, behaviors, and emotions. With the emergence of social media and the increasing rate of human interactions in the virtual world, human emotions (including love) have been ...  Read More

Lifestyle and Consuming Pattern Case Study: Cellphone

Mohammad Mahdi Rahmati; Saadat Bakhshi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , March 2016, , Pages 119-142


  Today, cellphone is an integral part of our life in daily communication and relations. Moreover, due to the increasing development of the communication technologies and devices, it is necessary to study their impacts and influences on people in society. The main aim of this paper is to ...  Read More