Special Issue "Social Media and Sustainability in the Digital Era"

A special issue of Sustainability (ISSN 2071-1050).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Joanna Paliszkiewicz
Guest Editor
Management Institute, Warsaw University of Life Science, ul. Nowoursynowska 166, 02-787 Warszawa, Poland
Interests: social media; trust; knowledge management
Dr. Marcin Ratajczak
Guest Editor
Management Institute, Warsaw University of Life Science, ul. Nowoursynowska 166, 02-787 Warszawa, Poland
Interests: corporate social responsibility
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

In recent years, the concept of social media and sustainable business has become a popular research topic in both the management and organization fields. Social media has become a part of everyday life and is a popular communication method for people from all over the world. It is used as a platform for everyday interaction, content creation, marketing, selling, buying, etc. The popularity of the different social media sites is growing rapidly.

The Special Issue aims to provide original contributions and highlight wide-ranging research about social media and sustainability in the digital era. This Special Issue aims to stimulate and promote novel approaches in the areas of social media and sustainability. Topics will include, but not be limited to, the following:

- social media and sustainability in the digital era

- privacy in social media

- cybersecurity in social media

- entrepreneurship in social media

- sustainability development in the digital era

- social media and environmental sustainability

- the role of social media in the era of COVID-19

- sustainable communication

- social media and corporate communication

- social media application for sustainability

- social media analytics and sustainability

- sustainable marketing and social media

- sustainable consumption and social media

- sustainable leadership and social media

- sustainable social media strategies

- the development of social media in the future

Prof. Joanna Paliszkiewicz
Dr. Marcin Ratajczak
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Sustainability is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 1900 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • social media
  • communication
  • sustainability
  • digital era

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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