papers by topic: data ethics

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


Shilton, K., Gilbert, S., Moss, E., Bietz, M., Fiesler, C., Metcalf, J., Vitak, J., & Zimmer, M. (2021). Excavating awareness and power in data science: A manifesto for trustworthy pervasive data research. Big Data & Society. https://doi.org/10.1177/20539517211040759 [open access]

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]