papers by topic: data ethics

Privacy and Security | Data EthicsChildren and Families | Online Harassment | Social Capital & Social Support| Impression Formation/Impression Management


Fox, J., Pearce, K.E., Massanari, A., Riles, J.M., Szulc, L., Ranjit, Y., Trevisan, F., Soriano, C.R.R., Vitak, J., Arora, P., Ahn, S.J., Alper, M., Gambino, A., Gonazalez, C., Lynch, T., Williamson, L.D., & Gonzales, A.L. (2021). Open science, closed doors? Countering marginalization through an agenda for ethical, inclusive research in communication. Journal of Communication. (pp. forthcoming). doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/joc/jqab029 [pdf]

Gilbert, S., Vitak, J., & Shilton, K. (2021). Measuring Americans’ comfort with research uses of their social media data. Social Media + Society (pp. forthcoming). https://doi.org/10.1177/20563051211033824

Vitak, J., & Shilton, K. (2020). Trust, privacy and security, and accessibility considerations when conducting mobile technologies research with older adults. Report prepared for the Steering Committee for Mobile Technology for Adaptive Aging. Washington, DC: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. [pdf]

Vitak, J., Proferes, N., Shilton, K., & Ashktorab, Z. (2017). Ethics regulation in social computing research: Examining the role of Institutional Review Boards. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics, 12, 372-382. doi:10.1177/1556264617725200 [pdf]

Vitak, J., Shilton, K., & Ashktorab. (2016). Beyond the Belmont Principles: Ethical challenges, practices, and beliefs in the online data research community. Proceedings of the 19th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (pp. 941-953).New York: ACM. doi: 10.1145/2818048.2820078 [pdf]