Open Access Social media Journals

A list of Open Access Social media journals for you to publish your manuscript in

Social media is interaction among people in which they create, share, and/or exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks

Open Access journals publish research articles that are free to to view and download. The main difference between articles in open access journals and those in closed journals is the business model. Both types of articles have to undergo the same peer review process.

We hope this list of Social media OA journals will be helpful for you in deciding where to publish your Social media manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Social media journals as well as new journals. This should give you a better idea on where you should publish. Rather than just the top hits Social media journals, we have made an exhaustive list of open accesss Social media journals. Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Social media venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

All the open access Social media journals in this list are indexed in
If you spot any mistakes in this table of Social media OA journals, don’t hesitate to send us an email.

Open Access Social media Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
Social media and society2056-3051SAGE10911152890.1Website
Journal of communication technology and human behaviors2163-128X3966.7
Journalism and media2673-5172MDPI AG919936.3Website
Journal of innovations in digital marketing2765-8341Luminous Insights LLC14535.7
Media and Communication2183-2439Cogitatio620459135.3Website
American journal of software engineering2379-5271Science and Education Publishing Co., Ltd.3533.3
International journal of communications and networks2637-6571eSciPub LLC3033.3
Computational communication research2665-9085Amsterdam University Press358531.4Website
مجلة اريد الدولية للدراسات الاعلامية وعلوم الإتصال2709-2062Arabic Researcher ID29031
Social Communication2450-7563De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.31325.8
Journal of media critiques2056-9793University of Lincoln, School of Film and Media and Changer Agency15214425.7
Cyberpsychology1802-7962Masaryk University Press9513625.3Website
Journal of marketing communications for higher education2577-6568Boston College University Libraries8125
Komunikator1979-6765Universitas Muhammadiyah Yogyakarta771124.7Website
Jurnal komunikasi ikatan sarjana komunikasi Indonesia2503-0795Jurnal Komuniksi ISKI1436124.5
Social networking2169-3285Scientific Research Publishing, Inc.13156024.4
Komunikasi: Jurnal Komunikasi2086-6178Universitas Bina Sarana Informatika34523.5
Journal of internet social networking & virtual communities2166-0794IBIMA Publishing3110322.6
Digital Age in Semiotics & Communication2603-3585New Bulgarian University311222.6
International Journal of Social Networking and Virtual Communities2252-8784Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science92622.2
International journal of costume culture1229-2761181422.2
Jurnal Komunikasi2085-1979Universitas Tarumanagara1211621.5Website
Interaksi: Jurnal Ilmu Komunikasi2301-6051Institute of Research and Community Services Diponegoro University (LPPM UNDIP)951721.1
Online journal of communication and media technologies1986-3497Bastas Publications49490221.1
Jurnal Ranah Komunikasi (JRK)2656-4718Universitas Andalas64120.3Website
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Open Access (OA)?
Open Access is the free online access of research articles coupled with the rights to use and distribute these articles fully in the digital environment.
What does “relevance” mean in the table?
It refers to the level of association between a journal being listed and the concept it is listed under, from 0-100. For example, the Journal Of Physics Through Computation has a relevance of “100” when listed under “Open Access Computer Science Journals” because it has relevance to the field of Computer Science.
How do you count total number of citations?
The citations show how often articles from this journal have been referenced in other works. OpenAlex is where we get this data from. Although the accuracy is debatable, it can nevertheless help you get a sense of how prestigious a journal is in general.
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What is an APC?
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What are the different Open Access types?
Different open access types are commonly described using a colour system. The most commonly recognised names are “green”, “gold”, and “hybrid” open access; however, “bronze”, “black”, and “diamond” also exist.