Social Media and the Self-concept

Review of Communication Research

Deadline: May 10, 2021

Review of Communication Research invites the submission of literature reviews and meta-analyses that relate social media and self-concept.

Here there a list of topics that we find of interest. However, this call is not limited to the listed topics:

– Communication of the self in social media (e.g., Instagram, Facebook.)

– Influence of social media on self-concept.

– The interactions of self-concept, collective identity, and shared identity.

– Social comparison.

– Sexual identity and social media.

– Imagined audience.

– Online self-presentation.

– Reputation in social media of individuals and organizations.

Deadline: May 10, 2021 (we will reply in a few days to the authors to inform if RCR is interested in working on the manuscript, or not).

Authors should submit their manuscripts through the RCR editorial management system:

Paper proposals, questions, and comments should be addressed to Giorgio De Marchis (Universidad Complutense de Madrid):

About the Journal:

Review of Communication Research ( is an internationally respected open-access journal that specializes in publishing high-quality literature reviews and meta-analyses for the field of Communication. The comprehensive critical reviews that we publish summarize the latest advances in the field, but also root out errors and provoke intellectual discussions among scholars.

RCR ranks Q1 in Scopus CiteScore. It ranks in the top 2% in Social Science (#159/8,000, according to Scopus SNIP indicator) and top 10% in Communication (#41/434, according to the SJR indicator.)

We are looking forward to receiving your manuscripts or proposals.

Download a PDF of the Call for Papers: