2020 Accepted Papers

Full papers

Yisi Sang and Jeffrey StantonAnalyzing Hate Speech with Incel-Hunters’ Critiques
Jaehhee Park and Ming-Hsiang TsouAnalyzing Public Discourse on Social Media With Geographical Context: A Case Study of 2017 Tax Bill
Yannic Meier, Johanna Schäwel, Elias Kyewski and Nicole C. KrämerApplying Protection Motivation Theory to Predict Facebook Users’ Privacy Behaviors
Erin Spottswood and Christopher CarpenterBreaking Up is Hard to Do, Especially When Facebook Won’t Let You
Angela Borchert, Nicolás Emilio Díaz Ferreyra and Maritta HeiselBuilding Trustworthiness in Computer-Mediated Introduction: A Facet-Oriented Framework
Kaylea ChampionCharacterizing Online Vandalism
Humphrey Appiah Mensah, Sucheta Soundarajan and Lu XiaoCharacterizing the Evolution of Communities on Reddit
K. Hazel Kwon and Chun ShaoCommunicative Constitution of Illicit Online Trade Collectives: An Exploration of Darkweb Market Subreddits
Zachary Stine and Nitin AgarwalComparative Discourse Analysis using Topic Models: Contrasting Perspectives on China from Reddit
Fabio Giglietto, Nicola Righetti, Luca Rossi and Giada MarinoCoordinated Link Sharing Behavior as a Signal to Surface Sources of Problematic Information on Facebook
Melanie Swartz, Andrew Crooks and William KennedyDiversity from Emojis and Keywords in Social Media
Clive Unger, Dhiraj Murthy, Amelia Acker, Ishank Arora and Andy ChangExamining the evolution of mobile social payments in Venmo
Juan Carlos Medina Serrano, Orestis Papakyriakopoulos and Simon HegelichExploring ad libraries for online political transparency: Lessons from Germany and the 2019 European Election
Kimberley R. Allison, Kay Bussey and Naomi SwellerFair Game: The Effects of Target Identity, Attack Topic and Role-Relevance in the Judgement of Online Aggression
Parush Gera, Nadia Thomas and Tempestt NealHesitation While Posting: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Sensitive Topics and Opinion Sharing on Social Media
Sanna Malinen, Aki Koivula and Ilkka KoiranenHow do Digital Divides Determine Social Media Users’ Aspirations to Influence Others?
Magdalena Wischnewski and Nicole KrämerI Reason Who I am? Identity Salience Manipulation to Reduce Motivated Reasoning in News Consumption
Ashima Suvarna, Grusha Bhalla, Shailender Kumar and Ashi BhardwajIdentifying Victim Blaming Language in Discussions about Sexual Assaults on Twitter
Jan P. Kluck and Nicole C. KrämerIt´s the aggression, stupid! - An examination of commenters’ motives for using incivility in political online discussions.
Ashwin Rajadesingan, Anmol Panda and Joyojeet PalLeader or Party?: Personalization in Twitter Political Campaigns during the 2019 Indian Elections
Joshua Introne, Ania Korsunska, Leni Krsova and Zefeng ZhangMapping the Narrative Ecosystem of Conspiracy Theories in Online Antivaccination Discussions
Zhiying Yue and Michael StefanoneMass Media Consumption and Sexual Image Sharing from a Social Cognitive Perspective
Tamar Ashuri and Ruth HalperinOnline Moral Disclosure and the Construction of Privacy Practice
Anmol Panda, Andre Gonawela, Dibyendu Mishra, Mugdha Mohapatra, Ramgopal Chandrasekaran and Joyojeet PalPoliTwictionary with NivaDuck - A scalable database of political Twitter handles for India and the United States
Belén Fernández García and Susana SalgadoPopulism by the people: An analysis of online comments in Portugal and Spain
Wren ElhaiRegulation of Content Platforms and Digital Harm in International Contexts
Undrah BaasanjavSocial Media and Credibility: Civil Society Organizations in Mongolia
Andrea MiconiSociality Under Siege. A Qualitative Study on Youth and Social Media in the West Bank
Daniel Röchert, Muriel Weitzel and Björn RossThe homogeneity of right-wing populist and radical content in YouTube recommendations
Amelia Acker, Anne C. Loos and Julia SufrinThe Neil deGrasse Tyson Problem: Methods for Exploring Base Memes in Web Archives
Melisa Diaz Lema and Michela ArnaboldiThe participative turn in Museum: The online facet
Fatimah Alhayan and Diane PenningtonTwitter as health information source: Exploring the parameters affecting dementia-related tweets
Inyoung Jun, Yunpeng Zhao, Xing He, Rania Gollakner, Christa Court, Olga Munoz, Jiang Bian, Ilaria Capua and Mattia ProsperiUnderstanding Perceptions and Attitudes toward Genetically Modified Organisms on Twitter
Judith MeinertWhich cues are credible? – The relative importance and interaction of expertise, likes, shares, pictures and involvement while assessing the credibility of politicians’ Facebook postings
Hiroyuki Fujishiro, Kayo Mimizuka and Mone SaitoWhy doesn’t fact-checking work? The mis-framing of division on social media in Japan

Work-in-progress papers

Dilek Melike Uluçay and Gizem MelekSelf-Presenting Strategies and Visual Frames of Political Leaders on Instagram: Evidence from the Eventful 2019 Istanbul Mayoral Elections
Murtala Salihu and Ahmad LawalFake news and its power in agenda setting: An analysis of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's purported marriage story with his minister.
Axel Bruns and Tobias KellerNews Diffusion on Twitter: Comparing the Dissemination Careers for Mainstream and Marginal News
Joanne Gray, Ariadna Matamoros-Fernández, Jean Burgess and Nicolas SuzorUnderstanding Algorithmic Amplification of Misinformation and Harmful Content on YouTube
Jill Hopke, Jeff Hemsley and Jiyoung LeeTweeting Climate Change Disagreement: How Climate Change Accepters and Deniers Utilized the Twitter Quote Retweet Function in the Context of 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
Jabari EvansExploring Relational Labor, Social Hacking and Chasing Digital Clout in Chicago’s Drill Rap Scene
Minna Horowitz, Janne Matikainen and Johanna JääsaariUnderstanding the role of social media in trust in news: A multi-method case study of Finland
Vanessa CicconeOpening up emancipatory spaces or reinforcing inequities? The discourse of “full selfhood” in the platform-based tech workplace
Devon Greyson and Kaitlin Costello“We were survivors together”: Emergent Themes from the Sympathy Sockpuppets Pilot Study
Claire FitzpatrickCollectivising Hashtags: An Impoverished Form of Solidarity
Wayne W. L. ChanOnline Social Networking on Social Media: Investigating its Impact on Public Perceptions of Legal Authorities in Hong Kong
Maria Do Carmo FalchiAppropriation of social media by Turner Syndrome patients: mediatization of health through communication devices
Clara HansonThe Effect of Conformity on Privacy Judgment
Sarah MacLeanHive Mind: The Normalization of Violence Against Women and Girls on Bumble
Chamil RathnayakeUptake, Polymorphism, and Memetic Construction within #HimToo
Javier Ruiz SolerMapping the amount and typology of topics of Canadian relevance.
Lea StahelThe curse of glory: How capital causes public figures to be aggressively shamed by their audiences
Katherine FurlIdentifying Incel: Gendered Processes of Social Categorization in the Manosphere
Dania AljouhiSemantic Network Analysis of the Saudi Women Driving Decree
Sebastian E.M. Weingartner and Lea I. StahelCan legal sentences reduce online hate? In-depth interviews with sentenced offenders
Sina Ostendorf, Silke M. Müller and Matthias BrandDisclosing personal information on social media – Empirical results on the role of individual decision-making tendencies and problematic social-networks-use
Yalin SunThe Experience and Development of Social Media Addiction: A Grounded Theory Study
Putri Limilia, Sri Seti Indriani and Preciosa Alnashava JanitraInternet Surveillance and its chilling effect on the willingness to speak up
Winston TeoUnderstanding how young adult activists engage with news on social media (Extended abstract)
Omolara Odulaja“Being connected to my Shuswap family in the South”- A study to understand the social media experiences of Indigenous youth in northern and rural British Columbia
Alisha NguyenDigital Foodprints of Vietnamese Facebook Group: Reclaiming Collective Memories
Christian Hoffmann and Christoph LutzContextualizing the Participation Divide: Digital Inequalities in Politics, Health, Culture, Commerce and Education
Victoria Money, Amir Karami, Brie Turner-McGrievy and Hadi KharraziTemporal Analysis of Diet Discourses on Reddit
Chantal Bayard and Laurence ChartonReactions towards Formula Feeding on Social Media: an analysis based on a Canadian Influencer Facebook post
Jessica Maddox“Everyone has that one friend who spams a lot”: The politics of digital pet photos and the imagined over-sharer
Lauren Rouse“Here’s How TikTok Saved My Life”: #Healthcare and #Medical TikToks as Public Health Announcements
Mi Zhou, Tawei David Wang and Yenyao WangGreat Profile? The Exposure of Information Security Vulnerabilities through LinkedIn Profile Information
Siti Nuruljannah Binte Baharudin, Stacy Sarah Seok Hwee Seow, Siti Nadzirah Binte Samsudin and Chei Sian LeeAppealing to the Crowd: An Initial Analysis of Crowdfunding Campaigns in Asia
Eda Ozcan Yilmaz, Esra Ince Ozer and Arzu KalkanUnderstanding Women Social Media Users as Commodity Producers in the New Media through Political Economy Approach
Tsahi Zack Hayat and Tal Samnuel AzranThe role diverse social ties play in the credibility assessment process of popular science stories
Linnea Laestadius, Katherine Craig and Celeste Campos-CastilloPerceptions of Automated Alerts for Self-harm on Social Media among Latinx Adolescents
Spencer Greenhalgh and Amy ChapmanAlt-Right Discourses as Reactionary Religious Rhetoric in "Mormon Twitter"
Diana CasteelGaming Affordances of SNS: How Activists Leverage Digital Tools
Jenna Jacobson, Jaigris Hodson and Robert MittelmanPup-ularity Contest: The Practices of Popular Animal Influencers on Instagram
Nick FoardExpression or suppression? The representation of diverse neighbourhood voices within a local community Facebook group
Eszter Hargittai and Aaron ShawComparing social media and participatory online experiences in an Amazon Mechanical Turk and a population-based survey sample
Anders AlbrechtslundSmartphones, Social Media and Surveillance in Everyday Family Life
Katharina Heger and Christian HoffmannWomen’s political participation on the Internet: Empowerment through feminist conviction or identity?
Alicia Boyd and Breanna McEwanAn Intersectional Analysis of #MeToo: Effects of Viral Audience on Established Support Communities
Travis Wagner and Gavin WeiserAre Saturdays Still For The Boys?: Old Row, Social Media, and the Persistence of Normativity in Southern Universities
Pilar Castro González and Jenna DrentenSocial Media & the Memeification of Marketing: Exploring How Brands Interact with Consumers on TikTok
Bertrum MacDonald, Anatoliy Gruzd and Valerie CollinsScientific Communication Networks: Tracking Victorian and Twenty-First Century Communication with Social Network Analysis
Ashiqur Rahman, Venkata Devesh Reddy Seethi, Simon Shulgan, Rui Zhang, Ehsan Mohammadi and Hamed AlhooriAnalyzing Twitter Bot Activity on Academic Articles
Patrick McHugh, Marcel Smorszczewski and Ellen MacarusoThe social media lives of top CEOs
Heather Kent and Julie DillardDoes Recognition on Social Media Positively Contribute to Volunteer Motivation and Retention?
Vadim VoskresenskiiGerman right-wing online communities on Russian social media platform VK
Anatoliy Gruzd, Philip Mai, Raquel Recuero and Felipe SoaresStudying Toxicity on Twitter during the 2019 Federal Election in Canada
Subhasree SenguptaNetworked Academics: a comparative analysis of discourse patterns in online academic discussion groups.
Brent Davis, Renee Hunt, Daniel Lizotte, Arlene MacDougall and Kamran SedigSuicidal Ideation on Reddit’s /r/SuicideWatch
Frank Webb and Amir KaramiLGBT in Social Media: Comparing Health Tweets of LGB and Transgender Individuals
Umberto Famulari, Antonio Brunetti and Tiziana MontanariDebating immigration online: The interaction of politeness, tone, gender and political orientation among followers of the Facebook page of the leader of the Italian far-right political leader Matteo Salvini
Will MarlerSocial Support for Strained Ties: Family Communication over Social Media for People Experiencing Homelessness
Sharon MerazProbing for Hate and Incivility among Networked Publics Discussing Religion on Twitter
Adrienne Hall-Phillips, Olivia Johnson and Te-Lin Doreen ChungPreserving diverse voices on social media
Guy T. HoskinsAny port in a storm: Safe harbours and free expression for Brazilian social media users
Dipto Das and Joshua IntronePropagation of Conspiracy Theories from Video-based Communities to Social Networking Sites
Yidong Wang and Xerxes MinocherData-Driven Surveillance of Queer Bodies: The Case of AI Gaydar
Katherine Craig, Celeste Campos-Castillo and Linnea LaestadiusExploring the Potential to Improve Detection of Depressive Symptoms on SNSs among Latinx Adolescents
Jenna DrentenCrowdfunding Cis-temic Gender Inequality: Unintended Consequences of the #TransCrowdFund Movement on Twitter
Yimin Xiao and Lu XiaoAnonymity and Persuasiveness in Wikipedia’s Articles for Deletion Discussions
Kendal TysonTwitter and Resilience Planning: A Semantic Networked Framing Analysis of #CycloneIdai
Christina Koessmeier and Oliver B BüttnerStriving for Social Media Reduces the Ability to Filter Out Visual Distractors
Alkım YalınTitle: “Avocado is a Must”: The impact of social class and identity on viewers’ perception of Turkish morning routine videos