Social Media Dissertations

We have listed here some of the Finnish dissertations dealing with social media. The list will be regularly updated. The dissertations do not relate to SOMERI, but have been gathered to benefit people interested in social media research.


Adapting to the changing landscape of online media: experiences, challenges and tactics Among Professional Content Producers and Media. Pinjamaa, Noora. 2018. Access here

Career practitioners’ conceptions of social media and competency for social media in career services. Kettunen, Jaana. 2017. Access here.

Co-created mobile-narratives. Mäenpää, Marjo. 2013. Access here.

Confessions in Social Media: Performative, Constrained, Authentic and Participatory Self-Representations in Vlogs. Talvitie-Lamberg, Karoliina. 2014. Access here. : user engagement and Facebook. Karppi, Tero. 2014. Access here.

Discursive struggle in online media – Perspectives on organization-consumer interaction. Lillqvist, Ella. 2016. Access here.

Enhancing Absorptive Capacity through Internal Collaboration with Social Media Tools. Peltola, Tero. 2014. Access here.

Examining SCRM approach and its role in facilitating tacit knowledge sharing & creation, and exploring its integration effects. Kuem, Jungwon. 2016. Access here.

Exploring online self-presentation in computer-mediated environments. Dhir, Amandeep. 2016. Access here.

How social media changes user-centred design : cumulative and strategic user involvement with respect to developer-user social distance. Johnson, Mikael. 2013. Access here.

Hybrid narratives: Organizational Reputation in the Hybrid Media System. Laaksonen, Salla-Maaria. 2017. Access here.

Individuals Doing Politics: Urban participation, social media campaigning and online nano-politics. Eranti, Veikko Oskari. 2016. Access here.

Information sharing in the era of social media. Jin, Xue Yu. 2016. Access here.

Interaction in the Domestication of Social Media. Wang, Li. 2014. Access here.

International artists-in-residence 1990-2010: mobility, technology and identity in everyday art practices. Vargas de Freitas Matias, Rita. 2016. Access here.

Knowledge sharing in virtual communities. Kosonen, Miia. 2008. Access here.

Leveraging emotion and word-based features for antisocial behavior detection in user-generated content. Munezero, Myriam Douce. 2017. Access here

Malice in wonderland : children, safety and the wonderful world of Web 2.0. Hartikainen, Heidi. 2017. Access here.

“Millasen päivityksen tästä sais?” : elämäjulkaisijuuden kulttuurinen omaksuminen. Östman, Sari 2015. Access here.

Motivational drivers of engagement with company social media content: cross-cultural perspective. Chwialkowska, Agnieszka. 2017. Access here.

Music mood annotation using semantic computing and machine learning. Saari, Pasi. 2015. Access here.

On being online : insights on contemporary articulations of the relational self. Harju, Anu. 2017. Access here.

Online community as experience and discourse: a nexus analytic view into understandings of togetherness online. Martinviita, Annamari. 2017. Access here.

Organisaatioiden diskursiivinen legitimaatio kiistelevässä verkkojulkisuudessa. Porttikivi, Merja. 2016. Access here.

Polarization on social media. Garimella, Kiran. 2018. Access here.

Principles of social media monitoring and analysis software. Semenov, Alexander. 2013. Access here.

Profile work for authenticity : self-presentation in social network services. Uski, Suvi. 2015. Access here.

Social media and networks as communicative acts: vulnerabilities and possibilities for the pedagogies of the future: An empirical hermeneutical study of Finnish and Greek teachers and students experiences. Vivitsou, Marianna. 2016. Access here.

Social Media in Business-to-Business Companies’ Innovation. Jussila, Jari. 2015. Access here.

Social Media Changing the Competitive Intelligence Process: Elicitation of Employees’ Competitive Knowledge. Tampere University of Technology. Publication; Vol. 1001. Tampere University of Technology. Vuori, Vilma. 2011. Access here.

Social media and public libraries: exploring information activities of library professionals and users. Kronqvist-Berg, Maria. 2014. Access here.

The Attraction of Company Online Communities – A Multiple Case Study. Antikainen, Maria. 2007. Access here.

The impact of referral rewards systems for online content creation. 2016. Yu, Guopeng. Access here.

The True Colors of Finnish Welfare Nationalism: Consolidation of Neo-Populist Advocacy as a Resonant Collective Identity through Mobilization of Exclusionary Narratives of Blue-and-White Solidarity. Pyrhönen, Niko. 2015. Access here.

The Role of ICT in the Value Co-Creation Process. Pcauskas, Darius. 2016. Access here.

Toward a stage theory of adaptive social media use: Explaining change in Facebook use. Koskelainen, Tiina. 2018. Access here.

Underpinnings of User Participation in Innovation on Online Communication Platforms. Kaur, Puneet. 2016. Access here.

Understanding evolving organisational issues in social media. Zhang, Boyang. 2017. Access here.

Web-based co-design : social media tools to enhance user-centred design and innovation processes. Friedrich, Pirjo. 2013. Access here.