papers by topic: data ethics

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


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]