Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Wednesday, 10/Oct/2018
8:00am
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5:00pm
Registration
9:00am
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12:30pm
Workshop-01: The Medium as Message and Messenger
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
 

THE MEDIUM AS MESSAGE AND MESSENGER: HUMAN-MACHINE COMMUNICATION IN THE NEXT-GENERATION INTERNET

Andrea L. Guzman1, Anja Bechmann2, Jaime Banks3, Autumn Edwards4, Chad Edwards4, Steve Jones5, Christoph Lutz6, Seth Lewis7

1: Northern Illinois University, United States of America; 2: Aarhus University; 3: West Virginia University; 4: Western Michigan University; 5: University of Illinois at Chicago; 6: BI Norwegian Business School; 7: University of Oregon

Workshop-02: Media Cloud: Open Source Tools for Researching Digital News Ecosystems
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
 

Media Cloud: Open Source Tools for Researching Digital News Ecosystems

Anushka Shah, Emily Ndulue

MIT

Workshop-03: Exploring the Shifting Sands: Accounting for Evolution during Analysis of Data from Social Media Platforms
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
 

Exploring the Shifting Sands: Accounting for Evolution during Analysis of Data from Social Media Platforms

Shawn Walker1, Christian Newman2, Kristen Shinohara2, Nicholas Proferes3, Emi Moriuchi2

1: Arizona State University, United States of America; 2: Rochester Institute of Technology, United States of America; 3: University of Kentucky, United States of America

Workshop-04: Digital Research Ethics Collaboratory for Networked Intimate Publics
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
 

Digital Research Ethics Collaboratory for Networked Intimate Publics: Storytelling, Materiality, Ethics & Praxis

T.L. Cowan1, Jasmine Rault2, Veronica Paredes3, Izetta Autumn Mobley4

1: University of Toronto, Canada; 2: University of Toronto, Canada; 3: University of California; 4: University of Maryland

 
9:00am
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5:30pm
Workshop-05: The Cultural Life of Machine Learning: An Incursion into Critical AI Studies
Location: Non-Sheraton Based Program
 

The Cultural Life of Machine Learning: An Incursion into Critical AI Studies

Jonathan Roberge1, Michael Castelle2, Thomas Crosbie3

1: INRS, Canada; 2: University of Warwick, UK; 3: Royal Danish Military College, Danmark

Workshop-06: Doctoral Colloquium
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Workshop-07: The Museum of Random Memory: A Critical Data Literacy Workshop + Exhibition
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
 

The Museum of Random Memory: A Critical Data Literacy Workshop + Exhibition

Annette N Markham1, Katrin Tildenberg1, Gabriel Pereira1, Elyzabeth Holford5, Morna O'Connor2, Ann Light3, Elizabeth Whitney4, Justin Lacko7, Sarah Schorr5, Ramona Dremljuga6

1: Aarhus University, Denmark; 2: University of Nottingham, UK; 3: Sussex University, UK; 4: City University New York, USA; 5: Independent Scholar; 6: Tallinn University, Estonia; 7: Singularity University Nordic, Denmark

Workshop-08: Digital Methods
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
 

Digital Methods for Internet Research

Axel Bruns2, Jean Burgess2, Tim Highfield1, Tama Leaver4, Ben Light3, Richard Rogers1

1: University of Amsterdam; 2: Queensland University of Technology; 3: University of Salford; 4: Curtin University

Workshop-09: Going live: Exploring live digital technologies and live streaming practices
Location: Milieux Institute for Arts, Culture and Technology
 

Going live: Exploring live digital technologies and live streaming practices

Stefanie Duguay, Mia Consalvo

Concordia University, Canada

10:30am
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11:00am
Break
12:30pm
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2:00pm
Lunch
2:00pm
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5:30pm
Workshop-10: A primer in automating visual social media
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
 

A primer in automating visual social media analysis with deep learning techniques

Fabrizio Poltronieri, Max Hänska

De Montfort University, United Kingdom

Workshop-11: Early Career Scholars
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
 

Early Career Scholars Workshop

Efrat Daskal2, Nicholas John Proferes1, Jeff Hemsley3, Andrea Guzman4

1: University of Kentucky; 2: Northwestern University, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel; 3: Syracuse University; 4: Northern Illinois University

Workshop-12: A Learning Expedition Through Montreal's Third Places
Location: Non-Sheraton Based Program
 

A Learning Expedition Through Montreal's Third Places: Technology, Materiality and Sense of Place in Knowledge Production and Sharing

Nina Duque1,3, Guillaume Latzko-Toth2,3, Florence Millerand1,3, Rémi Toupin1,3

1: Université du Québec à Montréal; 2: Université Laval; 3: Laboratory on Computer-Mediated Communication (LabCMO)

   
3:30pm
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4:00pm
Break
6:00pm
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7:00pm
Welcome: Welcome Reception
Location: UQAM
7:00pm
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7:15pm
Welcome Ceremony: Territorial Acknowledgement and Indigenous Welcoming Ceremony
Location: UQAM

Vicky Boldo

In-house Cultural Support Aboriginal Student Resource Centre Concordia
Co-Chair Montreal Urban Aboriginal Community Strategy NETWORK

7:00pm
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8:30pm
KEYNOTE: White Supremacy - It's Not Just for People Anymore!
Location: UQAM
Date: Thursday, 11/Oct/2018
8:00am
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4:45pm
Registration
9:00am
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10:30am
Panel-01: Drug markets and anonymizing technologies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
Chair: Charles Ess
 

Drug markets and anonymizing technologies

Meropi Tzanetakis1, David Décary-Hétu2, Silje Bakken3, Rasmus Munksgaard2, Christian Katzenbach4, Jakob Demant3, Masarah Paquet-Clouston6, Laurin Weissinger5

1: University of Oslo, Norway; 2: Université de Montréal, Canada; 3: University of Copenhagen, Denmark; 4: Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Germany; 5: University of Oxford, England; 6: GoSecure, Canada

Panel-02: Politics, Activism and Trolling on the Russian Internet
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: jeremy hunsinger
 

Politics, Activism and Trolling on the Russian Internet

Galina Miazhevich1, Mariëlle Wijermars2, Elena Gapova3, Vera Zvereva4

1: Cardiff University, UK; 2: University of Helsinki, Finland; 3: Western Michigan University, USA; 4: University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Panel-03: Transnational and Post Humanistic Perspectives on Human-Machine Communication
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Chair: Jason Edward Archer
 

Transnational and Post Humanistic Perspectives on Human-Machine Communication

Jamie E Foster, Kristina M Sawyer, Carrie O'Connell, Chad Van De Wiele, Melina Garcia

University of Illinois at Chicago, United States of America

Panel-04: More Than Meets The Eyes: The Lens of Visibility in Internet Research
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Tim Highfield
 

MORE THAN MEETS THE EYES: THE LENS OF VISIBILITY IN INTERNET RESEARCH

David Myles1, Daniel Trottier5, Mélanie Millette2, Claudine Bonneau2, Viviane Sergi2, Nathalie Casemajor3, Sophie Toupin4

1: Université de Montréal, Canada; 2: Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada; 3: Institut national de la recherche scientifique; 4: McGill University; 5: Erasmus University

PaperSession-01: Ambivalent Affordances: Women, Harassment and Empowerment Online
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Megan Sapnar Ankerson
 

I GET BY WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS: AN ECOLOGICAL MODEL OF SUPPORT FOR WOMEN SCHOLARS EXPERIENCING ONLINE HARASSMENT

Chandell Enid Gosse1, Jaigris Hodson2, George Veletsianos2, Shandell Houlden3

1: Western Universtiy; 2: Royal Roads University; 3: McMaster University


HOW DO WOMEN SCHOLARS COPE WITH ONLINE HARASSMENT?

Shandell Houlden, George Veletsianos, Jaigris Hodson, Chandell Gosse

Royal Roads University, Canada


Mapping out Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) on Twitter: Case of India

Priya Kumar, Anatoliy Gruzd, Philip Mai

Social Media Lab, Ryerson University, Canada


Voices Empowered: Iranian Women and Weblogs

Tannaz Zargarian

York University, Canada

PaperSession-02: Affect, Community and the (dis)Connectivities of Queer Digital Media Practices
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Jessalynn Keller
 

Logging In and Coming Out: Self-Branding, Identity, and the Queer Master Narrative

Colten Meisner

Texas Christian University, United States of America


Queer Tumblr Connections: Transnational communities or "somewhere to put things"?

Paul Byron1, Brady Robards2, Son Vivienne3, Benjamin Hanckel4, Brendan Churchill5

1: Swinburne University; 2: Monash University; 3: RMIT University; 4: University of Tasmania; 5: University of Melbourne


Queer disconnections: Affect, break and delay in digital connectivity

Jenny Sundén

Södertörn University, Sweden


"WE'RE HERE, WE'RE QUEER, AND WE HAVE E-MAIL" RECONSTRUCTING EARLY LGBTQ HISTORY ONLINE

Avery Phelan Dame-Griff

Winona State University, United States of America

PaperSession-03: Big Data, Platform Power and Citizenship
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: danah boyd
 

Citizen or Consumer? The right to access data in the European Union and Australia

James Michael Meese

University of Technology Sydney, Australia


Persuasion and the Other Thing: A Phenomenological Critique of Big Data in the Democratic Process

Molly Rebecca Sauter

McGill University, Canada


Data Scores as Governance: Uses of Citizen Scoring in Public Services

Lina Dencik, Arne Hintz, Joanna Redden

Cardiff University, United Kingdom


Terms and Conditions May Apply: The Effect of Social Media Algorithms on Personal Autonomy

Katherina Drinkuth

QUT

PaperSession-04: Politics, Joy and Resistance in Black Cyberculture(s)
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom West
Chair: Sarah Florini
 

"Joy is Resistance": Resilience and (Re)Invention in Black Oral Culture Online

Jessica H. Lu, Catherine Knight Steele

University of Maryland, College Park, United States of America


“This Is Not The Post-Election Conversation We Wanted to Have”: The Podcast In Color As Political Public Sphere In A Post-Obama World

Briana Nicole Barner

University of Texas at Austin, United States of America

PaperSession-05: Streaming as transnational industrial and cultural logic in television, music, film, and publishing
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Chair: Amber M. Buck
 

Streaming as transnational industrial and cultural logic in television, music, film, and publishing

Anders Fagerjord1, Jean Burgess2, Frederik Dhaenens3, Terje Colbjørnsen1, Daniel Herbert4, Amanda Lotz4, Lee Marshall5

1: University of Oslo; 2: Queensland University of Technology; 3: Ghent University; 4: University of Michigan; 5: University of Bristol

 
9:00am
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5:00pm
Video Booth: Experimental Session - Privacy Booth - available anytime throughout the conference
Location: Video Booth
Chair: Mark Lipton

This session is available any time throughout the run of the conference. There will be specific times posted on the booth if you would like to ask the researchers questions. 

 

_*PrivacyBooth*_

Mark Lipton1, Judith Nicholson2, Leslie Regan Shade3, Kenneth Werbin2, David Han4

1: University of Guelph, Canada; 2: Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada; 3: University of Toronto, Canada; 4: York University, Canada

10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee break
11:00am
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12:30pm
Fishbowl-01: Material Impact
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
 

Fishbowl - Material Impact

Kath Albury1, Jean Burgess2, Paul Byron1, Ben Light3, Katie Warfield4

1: Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; 2: Queensland University of Technology; 3: University of Salford; 4: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Panel-05: Mobile Technology and Access: Four material approaches that re-contextualize the digital divide
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Jason Farman
 

Mobile Technology and Access: Four material approaches that re-contextualize the digital divide

Adriana de Souza e Silva1, Cristiane Sommer Damasceno2, Mai Xiong1, Nupoor Jalindre1, Ragan Glover1

1: NCSU, United States of America; 2: UNC Greensboro, United States of America

Panel-06: Asking Questions of Digital Culture: Exploring Vernacular Culture Via Web Archives
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Matthew Michael Allen
 

ASKING QUESTIONS OF DIGITAL CULTURE: EXPLORING VERNACULAR CULTURE VIA WEB ARCHIVES

Nicole Saylor, Abbie Grotke, Trevor Owens

Library of Congress, United States of America

Panel-07: Computing Anxiety
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom West
 

Computing Anxiety

Stephanie Schulte1, Gabriella Coleman2, Nora Draper3, Hector Beltran4

1: University of Arkansas, United States of America; 2: McGill University, Montreal, Canada; 3: University of New Hampshire, United States of America; 4: University of California Berkeley, United States of America

PaperSession-06: Space, Place and Materialities of the Digital
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Steve Jones
 

“WHAT IS FLINT?”: LEVERAGING ONLINE MEDIA FOR PLACE-BASED ACTIVISM DURING THE FLINT WATER CRISIS

Rae Moors

University of Michigan, United States of America


EXPLORING THE RURAL DIGITAL LANDSCAPE: LIBRARIES, EQUITY, AND SCALE

Sharon Strover, Alexis Schrubbe

University of Texas at Austin, United States of America


AN ACCIDENTAL TRANSNATIONAL SOUNDSCAPE: ONLINE AUDIO-SHARING AND TROUBLED MAPS

Samuel Thulin

Concordia University, Canada

PaperSession-07: Viral videos, the YouTube 'adpocalypse' and creative labour in social media
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Marco Bastos
 

From YouTube to TV, and Back Again: Viral Video Child Stars and Media Flows in the Era of Social Media

Tama Leaver, Crystal Abidin

Curtin University, Australia


'ADPOCALYPSE' AFTERMATH: THE CHILLING EFFECTS OF ALGORITHMIC CHANGES ON YOUTUBE’S CONTENT

Sangeet Kumar

Denison University, United States of America


Gleaming inequalities: The Role of Talent Intermediaries in the UK Vlogging Industry

Sophie Helen Bishop

University of East London, United Kingdom


“Soshal” Media Entertainment in the Philippines: Relational Labour in a Fragmented Sociocultural Environment

Stephanie A Hill, Jeremy Shtern, Daphne Chan

Ryerson University, Canada

PaperSession-08: Trolls, Leakers, Vigilantes
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Adrienne Massanari
 

Denunciation and doxing: Towards a conceptual model of digital vigilantism

Daniel Trottier

Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands, The


The Secret Killers: Towards a taxonomy of radical leaking "After WikiLeaks"

Luke Heemsbergen

Deakin University, Australia


The Reddit Sidebar as Digital Doxa: An Exploration of r/TheRedPill's Knowledge Curation Practices

Julia Rose DeCook

Michigan State University, United States of America


CYBERHATE ANONYMITY AND THE RISK OF BEING EXPOSED

Emma von Essen, Joakim Jansson

Stockholm University, Sweden

PaperSession-09: Value(s) of Privacy
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Nicholas John
 

Exploring the Dimensionality and Scope of Privacy Cynicism in Germany

Christoph Lutz1, Christian Pieter Hoffmann2, Giulia Ranzini3

1: BI Norwegian Business School, Norway; 2: University of Leipzig; 3: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam


Privacy By Design In A Sensor Rich City

Erika Pearson

Massey University, New Zealand


Applying Interpersonal Mental Models of Privacy to the Internet of Things

D.E. Wittkower

Old Dominion University, United States of America


Privacy Boundaries and Information Flow Solipsism in the Personal Fitness Information Ecosystem

Michael Zimmer1, Katie Chamberlain Kritikos1, Jessica Vitak2, Priya Kumar2, Yuting Liao2

1: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; 2: University of Maryland

Roundtable-01: Online Advertising: Digital marketing meets analog materialities
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Roundtable-02: Platforms as the new infrastructure? Interrogating the “infrastructure turn” in Internet studies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
 

Platforms as the new infrastructure? Interrogating the “infrastructure turn” in Internet studies

Jean-Christophe Plantin1, Aswin Punathambekar2, José van Dijck3, Jennifer Holt4, Fenwick Mckelvey5, David Nieborg6, Rahul Mukherjee7

1: London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom; 2: University of Michigan; 3: Utrecht University; 4: University of Santa Barbara; 5: Concordia University; 6: University of Toronto; 7: University of Pennsylvania

12:30pm
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2:00pm
Lunch - On Your Own
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Panel-08: When, Where, and How is Digital Sound?
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Richard Rogers
 

When, Where, and How is Digital Sound?

Mel Stanfill1, Jeremy Wade Morris2, Jonathan Sterne3, Elena Razlogova4, Sarah Murray5

1: University of Central Florida; 2: University of Wisconsin-Madison; 3: McGill University; 4: Concordia University; 5: University of Michigan

Panel-09: Contested Infrastructures
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Lorna Heaton
 

Contested Infrastructures

Ian Dunham1, James Hodges2, Kera Allen3, Karina Rider4

1: Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA; 2: Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA; 3: Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia, USA; 4: Queen's University, Ontario, Canada

PaperSession-10: Labour, Production and Consumption in Digital Culture Industries
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Aleena Chia
 

Organizing Drives: Digital Journalists' Motivations to Unionize

Nicole S. Cohen1, Greig de Peuter2

1: University of Toronto Mississauga; 2: Wilfrid Laurier University


SIGNING IN: DIVERSE AUDIENCE EXPERIENCES OF MEDIA INDUSTRY DATA PRACTICES

Helen Kennedy1, Robin Steedman1, Rhianne Jones2

1: The University of Sheffield, Elmfield,, United Kingdom; 2: BBC


Partnering with the Public: The Pursuit of ‘Audience Engagement’ in Journalism

Jacob Nelson

Northwestern University, United States of America


Field Analytics: Digital methods for studying prestige and position-taking among journalistic startups

Michael Stevenson1, Frank Harbers2

1: University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands; 2: University of Groningen, the Netherlands

PaperSession-11: Transnational Practices of/in Digital Networks
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Tracey P. Lauriault
 

Haya This!: Analyzing the Transnational Social Media Activist Strategies of the National D.Va Association

Susan Noh

University of Wisconsin, Madison, United States of America


GOVERNMENTS ON SOCIAL MEDIA: THE MAKING—AND MARGINALIZING—OF A TRANSNATIONAL USER CLASS

Amy Johnson

Amherst College & Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, United States of America


XCONFESSIONS: A CASE STUDY OF DIGITAL CROWDSOURCING AND TRANSNATIONAL COMMUNITY-BUILDING IN FEMINIST PORNOGRAPHY.

Emma Maguire

James Cook University, Australia


Online sperm banks, queer kinship and racial limitations.

Rikke Andreassen

Roskilde University, Denmark

PaperSession-12: Infrastructures: Theory and Comparative Historical Materialities
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Caroline Jack
 

Harold Innis, Economic History, and Internet Infrastructure

Liam Cole Young

Carleton University, Canada


Mass Media and the Legitimation of Internet Control in Russia: The Case of Telegram

Mariëlle Wijermars

University of Helsinki, Finland


The Internet as a Transnational Project: Connecting Central America Through Computer Networks (1990-1996)

Ignacio Siles

Universidad de Costa Rica, Costa Rica


Inscribing social justice in Internet Infrastructures : sociotechnical proposals from civil society in the context of Internet Governance

Stephane Couture

York University, Canada

PaperSession-13: Politics, Power and Internet Policy
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Fenwick McKelvey
 

It’s up to us to protect the citizens: The work of national digital rights advocates

Efrat Daskal

Northwestern University, United States of America, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel


Strange bedfellows: Digital rights activism and the internet freedom agenda

Nathalie Marechal

University of Southern California, United States of America


LEGITIMATING INTERNET.ORG THROUGH DEVELOPMENT DISCOURSE

Andrea Alarcon

USC, United States of America


THE LIMITS OF THE LIMITS OF THE LAW: DMCA ANTI-CIRCUMVENTION EXCEPTIONS IN A CONFIGURABLE CULTURE

Aram Sinnreich, Patricia A Aufderheide, Joseph Graf

American University, United States of America

PaperSession-14: Memologies
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom West
Chair: Jeff Hemsley
 

'El Negro de Whatsapp' meme and how it enacts racism

Ariadna Matamoros-Fernandez

Digital Media Research Centre, QUT, Australia


"This meme is what we call progress": history-as-meme, meme-as-history on 4chan

Sean Rutherford McEwan

University of Illinois-Chicago, United States of America


Transnational Memes

Joseph Cameron Lindsey

University of Texas at Austin, United States of America


‘DEEP-FRIED’ AND DENATURALIZED: CRITIQUING MEMETIC META-ONTOLOGIES

Saskia Kowalchuk

Concordia University, Canada

Roundtable-03: Making sense of visuality, digitality and culture: Moodboard as method
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
 

Making sense of visuality, digitality and culture: Moodboard as method

Katrin Tiidenberg1,2, Annette Markham1, Gillian Rose3, Anne-Marit Waade1, Debora Lanzeni4

1: Aarhus University, School of Communication and Culture; 2: Tallinn University, Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication School; 3: University of Oxford, School of Geography and the Environment; 4: RMIT-Europe

Roundtable-04: Digital Materialities and their environmental damages
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
 

Digital Materialities and their environmental damages

Adi Kuntsman1, Nathanael Bassett2, Zane Cooper3, Rian Wanstreet4, Emily West5

1: Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom; 2: University of Illinois at Chicago, USA; 3: University of Pennsylvania, USA; 4: University of Washington, USA; 5: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Working Group-01
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
3:30pm
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4:00pm
Coffee break
4:00pm
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5:30pm
Experimental-01: Supporting Academic Workers Targeted for Harassment: An Information Sharing and Strategy (Un)Workshop
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
 

Supporting Academic Workers Targeted for Harassment: An Information Sharing and Strategy (Un)Workshop

Larisa Kingston Mann1, Shira Chess2, Meleiza Figueroa5, Kishonna Gray3,4, Kat Lo6, Becca Lewis6, Adrienne Massanari7

1: Temple University, United States of America; 2: University of Georgia, United States of America; 3: Arizona State University, USA; 4: Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, USA; 5: Campus Antifascist Network, USA; 6: University of California, Irvine, USA; 7: University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Panel-10: Countermeasures And Responses To Misinformation And Manipulation Online
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Connie Moon Sehat
 

COUNTERMEASURES AND RESPONSES TO MISINFORMATION AND MANIPULATION ONLINE

Samantha Bradshaw2, Lisa-Maria Neudert2, Sam Jackson1, Joan Donovan3, danah boyd3, Zachary J. McDowell4, Connie Moon Sehat5

1: Syracuse University; 2: Oxford Internet Institute; 3: Data & Society Research Institute; 4: University of Illinois at Chicago; 5: Credibility Coalition

Panel-11: The Cultures, Politics, And Economies Of Social Media Influencers
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Nora Addario Draper
 

THE CULTURES, POLITICS, AND ECONOMIES OF SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCERS

Emily Hund1, Brooke Erin Duffy2, Crystal Abidin3,4, Katrin Tiidenberg5, Arturo Arriagada6, Andrew Zolides7

1: University of Pennsylvania, United States of America; 2: Cornell University, United States of America; 3: Jönköping University, Sweden; 4: Curtin University, Australia; 5: Aarhus University, Denmark; 6: Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Chile; 7: Xavier University, United States of America

Panel-12: Global Platforms, Local Censorship: Internet Governance as a Threat to Free Speech
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Chair: Anja Bechmann
 

Global Platforms, Local Censorship: Internet Governance as a Threat to Free Speech

Aram Sinnreich1, Patricia A Aufderheide1, Fernanda Rosa1, Pavel Zahrádka2, Nicholas John3, Yifat Mor3, Assaf Nissenbaum3, Kylie Pappalardo4, Donte Newman1

1: American University, United States of America; 2: Palacký University Olomouc; 3: Hebrew University; 4: Queensland University of Technology

PaperSession-15: Algorithms and Identity
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Stefanie Duguay
 

The importance of algorithmic selection for everyday life: Results from a qualitative, user-centered approach

Michael Latzer, Noemi Festic, Benjamin Gerwoll-Ronca, Kevin Witzenberger

University of Zurich, Department of Communication and Media Research, Switzerland


“IT’S MAGIC” – EXPLORING PROGRAMMER’S AND USER’S NARRATIVES ON ALGORITHMS

Martina Skrubbeltrang Mahnke

IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark


ME, MYSELF AND THE ALGORITHM: how Twitter users talk about the “algorithm” to perform themselves

Willian Fernandes Araujo1, João Carlos Magalhães2

1: Universidade de Santa Cruz do Sul; 2: London School of Economics and Political Science


Underneath the Filter Bubble: The Role of Weak Ties and Network Cultural Diversity in Cross-Cutting News Exposure to News on Social Media

SeongJae Jay Min1, Donghee Yvette Wohn2

1: Pace University, USA; 2: New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA


Psycho-digital propaganda: the targeting of affect and identity politics in computational propaganda

Megan Boler, Elizabeth Davis

OISE/University of Toronto, Canada

PaperSession-16: Platform Governance and Moderation
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Lisa Lillian Lynch
 

Towards Fairness, Accountability, and Transparency in Platform Governance

Robert Gorwa

University of Oxford, United Kingdom


A New Institution on the Block: Airbnb as Community Platform and Policy Entrepreneur

Niels van Doorn

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, The


Hatred of/and Democracy: The political contradictions of Reddit’s moderation structure

Trevor Garrison Smith

Carleton University, Canada


Towards a common language and shared understanding: A vocabulary for online moderation

Sarah Myers West1, Kat Lo2, Claudia Lo3, Rochelle LaPlante4, Sarah T. Roberts5

1: University of Southern California, United States of America; 2: University of California, Irvine; 3: Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 4: Independent Researcher, Seattle; 5: University of California, Los Angeles

PaperSession-17: Twitch and Gaming
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Alison Harvey
 

The structural role of user class in chat interactions on Twitch

Tiernan Joseph Cahill

Boston University, United States of America


The Socio-Technical Entanglements of Live Streaming on Twitch.tv

Mark Richard Johnson1, Jamie Woodcock2

1: University of Alberta, Canada; 2: Oxford University, United Kingdom


Why did we think we wanted to become Affiliates? Researching play by self-streaming on Twitch

Mia Consalvo, Marc Lajeunesse, Andrei Zanescu

Concordia University, Canada


Game Development Students, Fan-Producers, and the Unimagined Audiences of Videogame Ephemera

Brendan Keogh

Queensland University of Technology, Australia

PaperSession-18: Assemblages of the Socio-Technical I
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Lina Eklund
 

From football fields to data fields: RFID and the production of space and perception

Justin Grandinetti, Charles Ecenbarget

North Carolina State University, United States of America


The Politics of User-Generated Rating Systems: Uber’s Rating System as a Boundary Object

Ngai Keung Chan

Cornell University, United States of America


STUDYING 'LIVE' CROSS-PLATFORM CIRCULATION OF IMAGES WITH A COMPUTER VISION API: AN EXPERIMENT BASED ON A SPORTS MEDIA EVENT

Carlos Frederico de Brito d'Andréa, André Goes Mintz

Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil


Enacting Fetal Ultrasound Online

Priya Kumar1, Sarita Schoenebeck2, Jessica Vitak1

1: University of Maryland, United States of America; 2: University of Michigan, United States of America

Roundtable-05: Association of Darknet Researchers
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
 

ROUNDTABLE: ASSOCIATION OF DARKNET RESEARCHERS

Robert William Gehl1, Nathalie Maréchal2, Alexia Maddox3, Jeremy Hunsinger4

1: University of Utah, United States of America; 2: University of Southern California, USA; 3: Deakin University, Australia; 4: Wilfred Laurier University, Canada

 
5:45pm
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6:30pm
Refreshment Break
6:30pm
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8:00pm
Plenary: Transnational Materialities and the Future of Critical Internet Studies
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom West

Date: Friday, 12/Oct/2018
8:00am
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4:00pm
Registration
9:00am
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10:30am
Experimental-02: Doing Postphenomenology in Internet Studies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
 

EXPERIMENTAL SESSION: DOING POSTPHENOMENOLOGY IN INTERNET STUDIES

Robert Rosenberger1, Katie Warfield2, D.E. Wittkower3

1: Georgia Institute of Technology, United States of America; 2: Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada; 3: Old Dominion University, United States of America

Fishbowl-02: Internet Struggles and Their Military Legacies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
 

Internet Struggles and Their Military Legacies

Jeremy Packer1, Gabriella Coleman2, Orit Halpern3, Tero Karppi1, John Shiga4

1: University of Toronto, Canada; 2: McGill University, Canada; 3: Concordia University, Canada; 4: Ryerson University, Canada

Panel-13: Making Meaning From “Fake News” And Disinformation: Creation, Dissemination, And Solutions To The Problem
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Fabio Giglietto
 

MAKING MEANING FROM “FAKE NEWS” AND DISINFORMATION: CREATION, DISSEMINATION, AND SOLUTIONS TO THE PROBLEM

Alice E. Marwick1,2, Caroline Jack2, Samuel Woolley4,5, Francesca Tripodi2,3

1: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States of America; 2: Data & Society Research Institute, New York, NY; 3: James Madison University; 4: Institute for the Future; 5: Oxford Internet Institute

Panel-14: Media Archaeologies of Intimacy
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Paul Byron
 

Media Archaeologies of Intimacy

Esther Milne1, Jason Farman2, David Parisi3, Jessie Sage4

1: Swinburne University, Australia; 2: University of Maryland, College Park, United States of America; 3: College of Charleston, United States of America; 4: Independent Scholar

PaperSession-19: Intermedia/tions
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Kath Albury
 

From iTunes to Facebook: Navigating the challenges of shifting digital comedy from an app to social media to engage young men with sexual health information

Kim Osman

Queensland University of Technology, Australia


BROADCAST NOW & GO LIVE: GLOBAL LIVESTREAMING APPS IN HISTORICAL CONTEXT

Megan Sapnar Ankerson

University of Michigan, United States of America


Hacking and Making the Digital Era: Sony’s Playstation Portable and the Post-Digital Politics of Piracy

David Murphy

Ryerson University, Canada


Mo' characters mo' problems: Online social media platform constraints and modes of communication

Lewis Mitchell, Joshua Dent, Joshua Ross

University of Adelaide, Australia

PaperSession-20: Epistemologies / Ontologies / Methodologies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Guillaume Latzko-Toth
 

Hard Habits to Break: Breaking Up with Colonial Research Attachments in Digital Research & Publication... or, Getting Over Compulsory Dispossessive Normativity

Jasmine Rault1, T.L. Cowan2

1: University of Toronto, Canada; 2: University of Toronto, Canada


MEDIATED DEATH AND DIGITAL MARTYRDOM: ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR VISUAL SOCIAL MEDIA RESEARCHERS

Kelly Marie Lewis

Queensland University of Technology, Australia


Applied Media Studies as Epistemic Infrastructure

James W. Malazita

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, United States of America


Ethnography of scanning: Archival digitization at the National Library of Israel

Sharon Ringel2, Rivka Ribak1

1: University of Haifa, Israel; 2: Columbia University

PaperSession-21: Infrastructures II: Im/Materialities
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Theo Plothe
 

WRITING IN THE CLOUDS: On the Increasing Immateriality of 21st Century Composition

John Logie

University of Minnesota — Twin Cities, United States of America


PATHWAYS TO FRAGMENTATION: USER FLOWS AND WEB DISTRIBUTION INFRASTRUCTURES

Harsh Taneja1, Angela Xiao Wu2

1: University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, United States of America; 2: New York University


TAOBAO, NIKE, AND THE U.S. GOVERNMENT: HOW U.S.-MADE RULES SHAPE INTERNET REGULATION IN CHINA

Natasha Tusikov

York University, Canada


Exchange relations on the dark web

Jonathan Vincent Pace

Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, United States of America

PaperSession-22: Gaming and Fandom
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Shira Chess
 

Not Suffering Fools Gladly: Crafting Prosocial Community in Online Multiplayer Minecraft

Kenzie Ann Burniston Woodbridge

Royal Roads University, British Columbia Institute of Technology


"Every Word You Just Said is Wrong": Online Rage and Inclusivity in Disney Franchise Fandom

Anastasia Salter1, Bridget Blodgett2

1: University of Central Florida, United States of America; 2: University of Baltimore, United States of America


Moving Across Lands: Fandom and Online Community Migration

Casey Fiesler, Brianna Dym

University of Colorado Boulder, United States of America


Failure of Love? Fan Reactions to Amazon’s Publication Platform, Kindle Worlds

Kalia Vogelman-Natan

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Roundtable-06: Ethics On AoIR: A Practice Oriented Visionquest
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
 

ETHICS ON AOIR: A PRACTICE ORIENTED VISIONQUEST

Soraj Hongladarom1, Charles Ess2, Aline Franzke3, Ylva Hård af Segerstad4

1: Chulalongkorn University, Thailand; 2: University of Oslo, Norway; 3: University of Duisburg, The Netherlands; 4: University of Gothenburg, Sweden

9:00am
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5:00pm
Video Booth 2: Video Booth: Experimental Session - Privacy Booth - available anytime throughout the conference
Location: Video Booth
Chair: Mark Lipton

This session is available any time throughout the run of the conference. There will be specific times posted on the booth if you would like to ask the researchers questions. 

10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee break
11:00am
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12:30pm
Experimental-03: Visual Social Media Pedagogies-in-Practice
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
 

Visual Social Media Pedagogies-in-Practice

Tama Leaver1, Crystal Abidin1, Tim Highfield2, Kath Albury3, Theresa Senft4

1: Curtin University, Australia; 2: University of Amsterdam; 3: Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; 4: Macquarie University, Australia

Fishbowl-03: The Risks and Rewards of Public Scholarship: Studying the Internet and Becoming its Fodder
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
 

The Risks and Rewards of Public Scholarship: Studying the Internet and Becoming its Fodder

Amy Adele Hasinoff1, Gabriella Coleman2, Joan Donovan3, Safiya Noble5, Caroline Sinders4

1: University of Colorado Denver; 2: McGill University; 3: Data & Society; 4: Wikimedia Foundation; 5: University of Southern California

Panel-15: A Division Of Labor: The Role Of Big Data Analysis In The Repertoire Of Internet Research Methods
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Andrew James Iliadis
 

A DIVISION OF LABOR: THE ROLE OF BIG DATA ANALYSIS IN THE REPERTOIRE OF INTERNET RESEARCH METHODS

Rasmus Helles1, Jacob Ørmen1, Klaus Bruhn Jensen1, Signe Sophus Lai1, Ericka Menchen-Trevino3, Harsh Taneja4, Angela Xiao Wu5, Axel Bruns2

1: University of Copenhagen, Denmark; 2: Queensland University of Technology; 3: American University; 4: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign; 5: New York University

Panel-16: Revisiting Perpetual Contact: Global Voices On The Connective Potentials And Constraints Of Mobile Media
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Chair: Adriana de Souza e Silva
 

REVISITING PERPETUAL CONTACT: GLOBAL VOICES ON THE CONNECTIVE POTENTIALS AND CONSTRAINTS OF MOBILE MEDIA

Chen-Ta Sung1, Cecilia S. Uy-Tioco2, Christoph Lutz3, Gemma Newlands3, Liping Liu4, James Katz5

1: Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom; 2: California State University San Marcos, United States; 3: BI Norwegian Business School, Norway; 4: Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong; 5: University of Boston

PaperSession-23: Agents, Actants and AI
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Christian Djeffal
 

Hey Alexa, Who Are You?! The Cultural Biography of Artificial Agents

Bart Simon, Ceyda Yolgörmez

Concordia University, Canada


WHO’S WHO IN SMART REPLY? HOW INSTITUTIONS FRAME THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HUMANS AND AI IN IMPERSONAL INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION

Nathaniel Poor1, Roei Davidson2

1: Underwood Institute, United States of America; 2: University of Haifa, Israel


When you can trust nobody, trust the smart machine

Sun-ha Hong

MIT, United States of America


Look Who’s Talking: Using Human Coding to Establish a Machine Learning Approach to Twitter Education Chats

K. Bret Staudt Willet1, Brooks D. Willet2

1: Michigan State University, United States of America; 2: Birch Wayfinders, LLC

PaperSession-24: Properties of Regulation and Governance
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Tarleton Gillespie
 

Blockchain, Records, and Evidence: An Exploration of Smart Contracts and the Applicability of Third Party Oversight in US, UK, and EU Regulatory Systems

Kristin Cornelius Way

UCLA, United States of America


BEYOND ‘ZERO SUM’: BALANCING NETWORK NEUTRALITY AND DIGITAL INCLUSION IN THE REGULATION OF ZERO RATING IN THE GLOBAL SOUTH

Guy Thurston Hoskins

York University, Canada


INTANGIBLE MATERIALITIES: SPECTRUM POLICY AND THE DIGITAL DIVIDE

Gregory Taylor

University of Calgary, Canada


SOFTWARE PRESERVATION AND THE FUTURE OF DIGITAL MEMORY: FACING COPYRIGHT CHALLENGES

Patricia A Aufderheide1, Brandon Butler2, Krista Cox3, Peter Jaszi1

1: American University, United States of America; 2: University of Virginia; 3: Association of Research Libraries

PaperSession-25: Materialities / Spatialities / Temporalities
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Tero Jukka Karppi
 

After Identity: Geolocation and the Politics of Proxy

Benjamin Parrish Haber

Macaulay Honors College, Brooklyn College, Columbia University


Online Temporalities, Places, News and Materialities

Henrik Bødker, Niels Brügger

Aarhus University, Denmark


Geographies of Culture: The Case for Critical Cultural Mapping

Danielle Jeanine Deveau

University of Waterloo, Canada


Memory of the future? Digital archives in public service media

Tobias Eberwein, Corinna Gerard-Wenzel

Austrian Academy of Sciences, Austria

PaperSession-26: Cultures of Production
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Joseph Turow
 

Training the "New Collar" Workforce: The Discourse and Practice of Learning to Code in the United States

Kate Miltner

University of Southern California, United States of America


Transnational materialities: Local developers in the global world of practice

Rivka Ribak

University of Haifa, Israel


Public Speech: Listening to Women in the Videogame Industry

Suzanne de Castell2, Karen Skardzius1

1: York University; 2: University of Ontario Institute of Technology


Margins at the Center: Alternative Digital Economies in Shenzhen, China

Jack Linchuan Qiu1, Julie Yujie Chen2

1: Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong S.A.R. (China); 2: Leicester University, UK

Roundtable-07: On haptics, touch, and the internet
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
 

On haptics, touch, and the internet

Jason Edward Archer1, David Parisi2, Kris Paulsen3, Meryl Alper4, Larissa Hjorth5, Chris Salter6

1: University of Illinois at Chicago; 2: College of Charleston; 3: The Ohio State University; 4: Northeastern University; 5: RMIT University; 6: Concordia University

12:30pm
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2:00pm
Lunch - On Your Own
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Fishbowl-04: Disclosing in a Digital Culture: Rethinking Sexual Violence, Technology, and the #MeToo Movement
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
 

Disclosing in a Digital Culture: Rethinking Sexual Violence, Technology, and the #MeToo Movement

Jessalynn Keller1, Rena Bivens2, Rosemary Clark-Parsons3, Alison Harvey4, Jacqueline Ryan Vickery5

1: University of Calgary, Canada; 2: Carleton University, Canada; 3: University of Pennsylvania, USA; 4: University of Leicester, UK; 5: University of North Texas, USA

Panel-17: Economies Of Authenticity
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Anders Fagerjord
 

ECONOMIES OF AUTHENTICITY

Robert William Gehl1, Brooke Duffy2, Emily Hund3, Stuart Cunningham4, David Craig5, Hector Postigo6

1: University of Utah, United States of America; 2: Cornell, USA; 3: University of Pennsylvania, USA; 4: Queen's University of Technology, Australia; 5: University of Southern California, USA; 6: Temple University, USA

Panel-18: When Contexts Collapse: Audiences, affordances and affective relations
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
 

When Contexts Collapse: Audiences, affordances and affective relations

Sophie Helen Bishop1, Ellis Jones2, Victoria Jaynes2, Kate Marston3

1: University of East London, United Kingdom; 2: University of Leeds; 3: University of Cardiff

PaperSession-27: Ontologies of "Manipulation"
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Michael Zimmer
 

Online Manipulation

Daniel Susser1, Beate Roessler2, Helen Nissenbaum3

1: San Jose State University; 2: University of Amsterdam; 3: Cornell Tech


Visual social media, fakery and AI: An experiment at the intersection of computer art and social science, using deep learning to generate and identify 'fake imagery'

Fabrizio Poltronieri, Max Hänska

De Montfort University, United Kingdom


FAKE OR REAL? HOW VIEWERS EVALUATE IMAGE CREDIBILITY ONLINE

Cuihua Shen1, Mona Kasra2, Grace Benefield2, Wenjing Pan2, Yining Zhou2, James F. O'Brien3

1: University of Virginia, United States of America; 2: University of California, Davis, United States of America; 3: University of California, Berkeley, United States of America

PaperSession-28: The Work of Identity on Social Media Platforms
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Patricia A Aufderheide
 

#Depressed: Problematic Visibilities and Identity Work on Instagram

Anthony McCosker1, Ysabel Gerrard2

1: Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; 2: University of Sheffield


AFTER THE FINAL ROSE: ASSESSING ‘BACHELORETTE’ SELF-LOVE AND PUBLIC IDENTITY FORMATION ON INSTAGRAM

Evie Psarras1, Nicole Nesmith2

1: University of Illinois at Chicago, United States of America; 2: Independent Scholar


Snap, Scroll, Repeat: Visual Self-Identity Construction and Management Among Youth

Michelle Gorea

Queen's University, Canada


SNAPSHOTS, STORIES, AND SELFIES: UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL MEDIA PHOTO-SHARING PRACTICES

Jacquelyn Burkell, Chandell Enid Gosse

Western University, Canada

PaperSession-29: Transnational Materialities of Informational Capital(ism)
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Kylie Jarrett
 

App imperialism: The political economy of the Canadian App Store

David Nieborg, Chris Young, Daniel Joseph

University of Toronto, Canada


CAN DATA BE DECOLONIZED? DATA RELATIONS AND THE EMERGING SOCIAL ORDER OF CAPITALISM

Ulises Mejias1, Nick Couldry2

1: SUNY Oswego, United States of America; 2: London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom


PLATFORM POWER & PUBLIC VALUE

Thomas Poell1, José Van Dijck2, David Nieborg3

1: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, The; 2: Utrecht University, Netherlands, The; 3: University of Toronto, Canada


Who put the 'social' in mobile and social payment platforms? Re-reading Simmel and colleagues in light of the Cambrian explosion

Martin Johannes Riedl

The University of Texas at Austin, United States of America

PaperSession-30: Digital Indigeneities
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Cindy Tekobbe
 

Digital Survivance: Exploring visual and digital indigenous epistemologies in the #NoDAPL movement

Lynn Schofield Clark1, Angel Hinzo2

1: University of Denver, United States of America; 2: University of Denver, United States of America


Virtual bodies and indigenous resistance

Fidele Vlavo

Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico


“Mobile Ambivalence at Standing Rock: surveillance, antagonism, and mobility at the Dakota Access Pipeline protests

Tyler Wayne DeAtley

North Carolina State University, United States of America


Social Media Practices Developing the Picture of a Social Problem

Mylynn Felt

University of Calgary, Canada

Roundtable-08: Networked Labor
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
 

Networked Labor

Yujie Chen1, Aleena Chia2, Mary Gray3, T.L. Taylor4

1: University of Leicester; 2: Independent scholar; 3: Microsoft Research New England; 4: M.I.T.

Working Group-02
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
4:00pm
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5:30pm
Panel-19: The Politics of Algorithms: Ethical Algorithmic Data Collection in Medical and Educational Contexts
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Andrew Herman
 

The Politics of Algorithms: Ethical Algorithmic Data Collection in Medical and Educational Contexts

Krista Kennedy1, Noah Wilson1, Jordan Canzonetta1, Charlotte Tschider2

1: Syracuse University, United States of America; 2: Mitchell-Hamline School of Law

Panel-20: Social Ontology in Big Data Organizing
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
 

Social Ontology in Big Data Organizing

Andrew James Iliadis1, Peter Pulsifer2, Tracey Lauriault3, Nick Couldry4, Ulises Mejías5

1: Temple University, United States of America; 2: University of Colorado Boulder; 3: Carleton University, Canada; 4: London School of Economics and Political Science; 5: State University of New York at Oswego

PaperSession-31: Frameworks, framing and reframing: Shifts and discourses in journalism and (social) media
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Shawn Walker
 

Renaming and Reframing: Exploring the Shift from "Black Press" to "Black Media" in the Digital Age

Miya Williams

Northwestern University, United States of America


HOW IS SOCIAL MEDIA GATEKEEPING DIFFERENT? A MULTI-PLATFORM COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE NEW YORK TIMES

Philip M Napoli1, David Duquette1, Petra Ronald2, Peter Andringa1, Deborah L. Dwyer3

1: Duke University, United States of America; 2: Microsoft; 3: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


The rise and fall of hashtag Trending Topics in political issues. Between the leading role of the media, frames, campaigns and neutral topics

Oscar Coromina1, Emili Prado1, Andreu Casero-Ripollès2

1: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain; 2: Universitat Jaume I


DISCOURSE ARCHITECTURES OF GERMAN NEWS WEBSITES

Christian Strippel, Sünje Paasch-Colberg

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

PaperSession-32: Assemblages of the Socio-Technical II
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Luca Rossi
 

A Hauntological Analysis of Digital Memorialization of the Dead

Carrie O'Connell

University of Illinois--Chicago, United States of America


“I like that it's my choice a couple different times": Gender, empowerment, and affordances on Bumble dating

Urszula Pruchniewska

Temple University, United States of America


CONFIGURING THE TRANS VOICE: GENDER, RACE, AND CLASS IN MOBILE VOICE TRAINING APPLICATIONS FOR TRANSGENDER PEOPLE

Alex Ahmed1, Anna Lauren Hoffmann2

1: Northeastern University, United States of America; 2: University of Washington, United States of America


FROM HERE TO QUEER: TRANSNATIONAL CONNECTIVITY, DIGITAL MEDIA AND QUEER ORIENTATION

Matilda Tyra Kristina Tudor

Södertörn University, Sweden

PaperSession-33: YouTube, young people, and children
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Tama Leaver
 

YouTube’s peer pedagogies – learning to play Minecraft with StacyPlays

Michael Luigi Dezuanni

Queensland University of Technology, Australia


"Like, Comment and Subscribe" Examining the role of professional YouTubers in young people's health behaviours and identities in the UK

Jane Harris

Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom


RESPONDING TO ‘SOMETHING IS WRONG ON THE INTERNET’: A YOUTUBE KIDS APPLICATION WALKTHROUGH

Jarrod William Walczer

Queensland University of Technology, Australia


The ambivalence of Peppa Pig: YouTube children's content, memetic controversies, and platform literacy

Jean Burgess

Queensland University of Technology, Australia

PaperSession-34: Social Media Practices of "Addiction", survival and well-being
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
Chair: Anatoliy Gruzd
 

Functioning digitally: How digital overuse and coping skills affect subjective well-being

Moritz Büchi, Noemi Festic, Michael Latzer

University of Zurich, Department of Communication and Media Research, Switzerland


Of Dog Kennels, Hard Drives, and Global Contaminations: Toward a Constitutional Logic of Big Data

Zane Griffin Talley Cooper

University of Pennsylvania, United States of America


Between Iconic Power and Repertoire Power: Exploring the Online Survival Strategies of a Fake Historical Photograph

stefano brilli1, manolo farci2

1: IUAV University of Venice, Italy; 2: University of Urbino "Carlo Bo"


The truth about tech? Challenging the notion of ‘addiction’ in the current debate on social media

Anne Mette Thorhauge1, Stine Liv Johansen2

1: University of Copenhagen, Denmark; 2: Aarhus University

PaperSession-35: Social Mediations of the Political I
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Jakob Linaa Jensen
 

HOW CLIMATE SCIENTISTS USE SOCIAL MEDIA: COLLUSION AND COLLISION OF PERSONAL, PROFESSIONAL AND EPISTEMIC CONTEXTS

Warren Pearce

University of Sheffield, United Kingdom


Challenging Controlled Interactivity? An Analysis of Comments on Candidates' Facebook Pages in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election Primaries

Patricia Rossini, Feifei Zhang, Jennifer Stromer-Galley

Syracuse University, United States of America


Sensationalism versus Substance. Media coverage of immigration crises in Italy on digital platforms”

David Coppini

University of Denver, United States of America


EXAMINING INTERPERSONAL AND ELITE INCIVILITY IN ONLINE POLITICAL TALK

Patricia Rossini

Syracuse University, United States of America

Roundtable-09: Forms of Materiality in Digital Communities
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
 

Forms of Materiality in Digital Communities

Guillaume Latzko-Toth1, Thomas Hervé Mboa Nkoudou1, Florence Millerand2, Johan Söderberg3

1: Laval University, Canada; 2: University of Quebec at Montreal, Canada; 3: University of Gothenburg, Sweden

Roundtable-10: Trolls, Stalkers, and Flamers, Oh My! Revisiting Ethical Decision-Making Internet Research in Light of Ever-Changing Online Practices
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
 

Trolls, Stalkers, and Flamers, Oh My! Revisiting Ethical Decision-Making Internet Research in Light of Ever-Changing Online Practices

Jayne C. Lammers1, Amy Stornaiuolo2, Yen Verhoeven1, Scott McGuinness1

1: University of Rochester, United States of America; 2: University of Pennsylvania, United States of America

4:00pm
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8:00pm
Experimental-04: Museum of Random Memory: A critical data literacy exhibition / intervention
Location: Concordia
 

Museum of Random Memory: A critical data literacy exhibition / intervention

Annette N Markham1, Elyzabeth Holford1, Dalida Maria Benfield2, Gabriel O Pereira1, Christopher Bratton3, Morna O'Connor4, Stefanie Duguay5, Elizabeth Whitney8, JV Fuqua7, Justin Lacko6, Katrin Tiidenberg1, Sarah Schorr11, Ramona Dremljuga9, Ann Light10

1: Aarhus University, Denmark; 2: Vermont College of Fine Arts, USA; 3: Aalto University, Finland; 4: University of Nottingham, UK; 5: Concordia University, Canada; 6: Singularity University Nordic, Denmark; 7: Queens College/City University New York, USA; 8: City University New York, USA; 9: Tallinn University, Estonia; 10: Sussex University, UK; 11: Independent Scholar

Date: Saturday, 13/Oct/2018
8:00am
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3:30pm
Registration
9:00am
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10:30am
Fishbowl-05: Race & Racism In Internet Research: Fishbowl With The Center For Critical Race And Digital Studies
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
 

RACE & RACISM IN INTERNET RESEARCH: FISHBOWL WITH THE CENTER FOR CRITICAL RACE AND DIGITAL STUDIES

Sarah J. Jackson1, Safiya Noble2, Catherine Knight Steele3, Charlton McIlwain4, Tonia Sutherland5

1: Northeastern University, United States of America; 2: University of Southern California; 3: University of Maryland; 4: New York University; 5: University of Alabama

Panel-21: Governing but ungoverned: Algorithmic management from NewsFeeds to Network Neutrality
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Noemi Festic
 

Governing but ungoverned: Algorithmic management from NewsFeeds to Network Neutrality

Fenwick McKelvey1, Lisa Lynch2, Martin French3, Joanna Redden4

1: Concordia University, Canada; 2: Drew University, United States; 3: Concordia University, Canada; 4: Cardiff University, United Kingdom

Panel-22: Intimacies and digital media infrastructures
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
Chair: MaryElizabeth Luka
 

Intimacies and digital media infrastructures

Sander De Ridder1, Frederik Dhaenens1, Stefanie Duguay3, Lindsay Ferris4, Susanna Paasonen2

1: Ghent University; 2: University of Turku; 3: Concordia University; 4: University of Oxford

PaperSession-36: Materialities of Networks in Formation
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
Chair: Chad Van De Wiele
 

SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS, EDUCATIONAL ECOSYSTEMS, AND GENDER EQUITY IN KENYAN REFUGEE CAMPS

Negin Dahya1, Sarah Dryden-Peterson2, Dacia Douhaibi3, Olivier Arvisais4

1: University of Washington, United States of America; 2: Harvard Graduate School of Education, United States of America; 3: York University, Canada; 4: Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada


#brusselslockdown – about kittens, networks and motivations

Minna Soltani Jensen, Christina Neumayer, Luca Rossi

IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark


The Long Tail of the Occupation: Tracing Community and Rhetorical Endurance in Online Social Movements

Laura Strait, Patrick Jones

University of Oregon, United States of America


Social experiences in virtual environments: a study into an emerging socio-technological phenomenon

Katerina Diamantaki1, Charitos Dimitrios2, Rizopoulos Haris1, Penny Papageorgopoulou2

1: Deree-The American College of Greece, Greece; 2: National and Kapodistrian University of Athens

PaperSession-37: Social Media/tions of the Political II
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Amy Johnson
 

MALAYSIAN YOUTH, DIGITAL SURVEILLANCE AND CITIZENSHIP: AN EXPLORATION OF NETWORKED ENGAGEMENT AND ONLINE SENTIMENT IN THE 2018 MALAYSIAN ELECTION.

Amelia Faith Johns

Deakin University, Australia


Nasty Women, Silly Girls: Fame, Digital Feminisms, and Hillary Clinton's 2016 Presidential Campaign

Caitlin Lawson

University of Michigan, United States of America


Examining the role and the significance of emerging social news outlets and their advocacy journalism in the 2017 Australian same-sex marriage postal survey

Edward Flipo Hurcombe

Digital Media Research Centre, Queensland University of Technology, Australia


Mapping Italian News Media Political Coverage in the Lead-up of 2018 General Election

Fabio Giglietto1, Francesca Carabini1, Laura Iannelli2, Giada Marino1, Luca Rossi3, Stefano Usai1, Augusto Valeriani4

1: University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Italy; 2: University of Sassari, Italy; 3: IT University of Copenhagen; 4: University of Bologna

PaperSession-38: Materialities of Digital Labour
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: T.L. Taylor
 

Making Matters Work: Gendered Labor in Technology Innovation Culture

Samantha Shorey

University of Washington, United States of America


What can "Why I Left BuzzFeed" vlogs teach us about invisible labour?

Kelly Bergstrom

University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, United States of America


Labor specialization in podcasting: Produsers, Pro-Ams, and professionalism

John Sullivan

Muhlenberg College, United States of America


CONNECTING THE DOTS FOR DIGITAL LABOR ACTIVISM: EVERYDAY TACTICS OF PLATFORM WORKERS

Yujie Chen

University of Leicester, United Kingdom

PaperSession-39: Materializing Activism, Publics and Counterpublics
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Robert William Gehl
 

Anne Goes Rogue for Abortion Rights! Exploring Discursive Materialization Across and Beyond Online Platforms

David Myles

Université de Montréal, Canada


PLAYING A DANGEROUS GAME: ANTI-VIOLENCE NON-PROFITS NAVIGATE SOCIAL MEDIA LOGICS

Rena Bivens

Carleton University, Canada


THE NEWEST FACE OF INFOWAR: WEAPONIZED COMMUNICATION IN IRANIAN, ONLINE, PUBLIC SPHERES

Simindokht Kargar1, Adrian Rauchfleisch2

1: Berkman Klein Center, Harvard University; 2: National Taiwan University


PARTICIPATORY MEDIA SYSTEMS ANALYSIS: A NEW MEDIA STUDIES FRAMEWORK

William Joseph Moner

Elon University, United States of America

Roundtable-11: Pictogramic Cultures And Economies On The Internet
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
 

PICTOGRAMIC CULTURES AND ECONOMIES ON THE INTERNET

Crystal Abidin1, Ariadna Matamoros-Fernández2, Tim Highfield3, Kate Milner4

1: Jönköping Univeristy & Curtin University, Australia; 2: Queensland University of Technology; 3: University of Amsterdam; 4: University of Southern California

Roundtable-12: Social Media Users' Privacy Expectations and the Ethics of Using Their Data by Third Parties
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
 

Social Media Users' Privacy Expectations and the Ethics of Using Their Data by Third Parties

Anatoliy Gruzd, Jenna Jacobson

Ryerson University, Canada

9:00am
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3:00pm
Video Booth 3: Video Booth: Experimental Session - Privacy Booth - available anytime throughout the conference
Location: Video Booth
Chair: Mark Lipton

This session is available any time throughout the run of the conference. There will be specific times posted on the booth if you would like to ask the researchers questions. 

10:30am
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11:00am
Coffee break
11:00am
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12:30pm
Experimental-05: Digital Critical Race Mixtape
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
 

Digital Critical Race Mixtape

Sarah Florini1, André Brock2, Catherine Knight Steele3, Kishonna Gray1, Miriam Sweeney4

1: Arizona State University, United States of America; 2: University of Michigan; 3: University of Maryland; 4: University of Alabama

Experimental-06: Future Imaginaries of the Internet: Playing "The Thing From the Future"
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
 

Future Imaginaries of the Internet: Playing "The Thing From the Future"

Tony Liao1, Dmitry Epstein2, Christian Katzenbach3

1: University of Cincinnati, United States of America; 2: University of Illinois at Chicago, United States of America; 3: Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Germany

Panel-23: The Matter of Queer Intimacies
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Mélanie Millette
 

THE MATTER OF QUEER INTIMACIES

Katie Warfield1, Crystal Abidin2, Kristian Moeller3, Paul Byron4, Michael Nebeling Petersen5, Tianyang Zhou6

1: Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Canada; 2: Jönköping University, Curtin University; 3: University of Copenhagen; 4: Swinburne University; 5: SDU; 6: University of Sussex

PaperSession-40: Digital Activism and Politics
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Stefania Milan
 

Pursuance and the Practice of De-institutionalized Democracy

Robert Tynes1, Claire Peters2

1: Bard College, United States of America; 2: The Pursuance Project, United States of America


The Knowledge of Protest: An Assessment of Topical Social Media Usage in Contentious Politics

Dan Mercea

City, University of London, United Kingdom


FROM AD HOC ISSUE PUBLICS TO DISCOURSE COMMUNITIES: A YEAR OF PUBLIC DEBATE ON TWITTER

Ehsan Dehghan

Queensland University of Technology, Australia


Digitalisation and democratic change: in search of a bird's eye perspective

Jeanette Hofmann

WZB, Germany

PaperSession-41: Performing Tech Cultures
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: Stuart Cunningham
 

"Tech for good”: Silicon Valley philanthropy as infrastructure

Rachel Bergmann

McGill University, Canada


WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS: TRADESHOWS AND THE MAKING OF THE INTERNET

Li Cornfeld

Amherst College, United States of America


THE EFFECTS OF INFORMATION PRODUCTION PROCESS ON EXPERIENCE AND EVALUATION

Yonit Rusho1, Daphne R. Raban2

1: University of Haifa, Israel; 2: University of Haifa, Israel


The Networked Zuckerberg: Using Actor-Network Theory to Understand the Ethos of Technoliberalism

Misti Hewatt Yang

University of Maryland, College Park, United States of America

PaperSession-42: Configurations of Affect, Privacy and Community
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Anna Jobin
 

Beyond Canon: Reading Video Game Queerness in Community

Adrienne Shaw1, Christopher Persaud2

1: Temple University, United States of America; 2: Microsoft Research, United States


SPREADING THE WORD: TRACING THE AFFECTIVE ECOLOGY OF DIGITAL ORAL STORIES

Anjuli Joshi Brekke

University of Washington, United States of America


Theft, War, or Mere Mischief? Anti-Hacking Laws in the U.S. and Canada

Yuan Stevens1, Ryan Ellis2

1: McGill University, Canada; 2: Northeastern University, MA


Circulating digital services through the global oil and gas industry: software development in the cloud

Christian Simon Ritter

NTNU, Norway

PaperSession-43: Joining up, joining in - the vagaries of Facebook
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Anna Lauren Hoffmann
 

“PEOPLE WHO DEFEND THEIR HOMELAND”: MOTIVATIONS FOR JOINING AND BEING ACTIVE IN AN ANTI-IMMIGRATION GROUP ON FACEBOOK

Andra Siibak, Anu Masso

University of Tartu / ETH Zürich, Switzerland


The Lurker Paradox on SNS: A Study of active and passive audiences on Facebook

Cecilia Sumita Louis

University of Oregon, United States of America


FACEBOOK AND THE BORED

Tero Jukka Karppi

University of Toronto, Canada


Connective Ambition and Creative Caution among Homeless Users of Facebook

Will Marler

Northwestern University, United States of America

Roundtable-13: Social Media Bots, Trolls, and Cyborgs Round Table: Implications for Research
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
 

Social Media Bots, Trolls, and Cyborgs Round Table: Implications for Research

Jeff Hemsley1, Libby Hemphill2, Rex Troumbley3, Brenda Moon4, Tobias Keller5, Kathleen Brennan6, Zach McDowell7, Caroline Sinders8

1: Syracuse University, United States of America; 2: University of Michigan, United States of America; 3: Rice University; 4: Queensland University of Technology; 5: University of Zurich; 6: SUNY Polytechnic Institute; 7: University of Illinois at Chicago; 8: Wikimedia Foundation

Roundtable-14: Transnational Communities of Practice: The Value Regimes of ‘Indie’ and Sustainable Game Development in Canada and Australia
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
 

Transnational Communities of Practice: The Value Regimes of ‘Indie’ and Sustainable Game Development in Canada and Australia

Brendan Keogh1, John Banks1, Jennifer R. Whitson2, Felan Parker3, Chris J. Young4

1: Queensland University of Technology, Australia; 2: University of Waterloo, Canada; 3: St Michael's College, University of Toronto, Canada; 4: University of Toronto, Canada

12:30pm
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2:00pm
Lunch - On Your Own
2:00pm
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3:30pm
Fishbowl-06: Teaching ethics
Location: Sheraton - Salon 4
 

Teaching ethics

Annette Markham1, Michael Zimmer2, Mary L Gray3,4, Linnet Taylor7, Aline Shakti Fanzke5, Katrin Tiidenberg6,1

1: School of Communication and Culture, Aarhus University; 2: School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwauke; 3: Microsoft Research New England; 4: School of Informatics, Computing and Engineering Indiana University; 5: School of Governance in Duisburg; 6: Tallinn University; 7: Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society (TILT)

Panel-24: Netflix at the Nexus: Transnational Viewer Practices in Streaming Television
Location: Sheraton - Drummond West
Chair: Terje Colbjørnsen
 

Netflix at the Nexus: Transnational Viewer Practices in Streaming Television

Amber M. Buck1, Theo Plothe2, Anne Kaun3, Daniela Varela3, Giada Marino4

1: University of Alabama, United States of America; 2: Texas A&M University, United States of America; 3: Södertörn University, Sweden; 4: University of Urbino, Italy

Panel-25: Transnational Intimacies And Invasions
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Ryan Ellis
 

TRANSNATIONAL INTIMACIES AND INVASIONS

Larisa Kingston Mann1, Elizabeth Wissinger2, sava saheli singh3, Erin Macleod4

1: Temple University, United States of America; 2: The Graduate Center, City University of New York, NY, USA; 3: Surveillance Studies Center, Queen's University, BC, CA; 4: Vanier College, St. Laurent, Quebec, CA

PaperSession-44: Social Mediations of the Political III
Location: Sheraton - Salon 6
Chair: Jennifer Stromer-Galley
 

Let Data Speak? Tracing Success Enhancers of Digital Infographics in Political Campaigns

Eedan R Amit-Danhi, Limor Shifman

Hebrew University, Israel


Youth Political Social Media Use in the Trump Era

Joel Penney

Montclair State University, United States of America


THE COMMERCIAL DISSOLUTION AND CHANGING POLITICS OF CHINESE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM: A CASE OF SINA WEIBO

Lianrui Jia1, Xiaofei Han2

1: York University, Canada; 2: Carleton University, Canada


Political Fandoms and Superparticipants in Political Conversations on Twitter

Gabriela Zago1, Raquel Recuero2, Felipe Soares3

1: Univerity of Oregon; 2: Universidade Federal de Pelotas; 3: Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

PaperSession-45: Digital Governmentalities of the Everyday
Location: Sheraton - Drummond East
Chair: Holly Kruse
 

RECALIBRATING DAILY LIFE: SYNCHRONIZING, COORDINATING, AND SCHEDULING THROUGH SMARTPHONES

Martin Hand

Queen's University, Canada


REMOVING THE PHYSICAL BODY FROM INTERACTION - A PHENOMENOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION INTO LAYPEOPLE SHARING SELF-TRACKED EXERCISE DATA ON SOCIAL NETWORK SITES WHEN THEY FEEL UNEASY EXERCISING WITH PEOPLE

Joeb Høfdinghoff Grønborg

Aarhus University, Denmark


Doing Your Homework: The Use of Social Media as a Friendship Filter

Alecea Irene Standlee

Gettysburg College, United States of America


Playing with data and its consequences

Stefania Milan1, Miren Gutierrez2

1: University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, The; 2: University of Deusto, Spain

PaperSession-46: Temporalities
Location: Sheraton - Drummond Centre
Chair: D.E. Wittkower
 

PLATFORMED TIME: PROMPTS, ALGORITHMS, AND TEMPORAL CONTESTATION ON DIGITAL MEDIA

Tim Highfield

University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, The


Feeling the rhythms of code

Minna Saariketo

Aalto University, Finland


BUILDING UP THE CONTROL ANXIETY: THE TRANSFORMATION OF TIME’S CONSTRUCTION OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES

Delia Dumitrica1, Georgia Gaden Jones2

1: Erasmus University; 2: Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT)

PaperSession-47: Family, Youth and the Quotidian Practices of Social Media
Location: Sheraton - Salon 5
Chair: Lynn Schofield Clark
 

“TAKE IT DOWN!”: PARENTS’ AND PRE-TEEN’S VIEWS, EXPERIENCES AND PRACTICES WITH SHARING PERSONAL CONTENT ON FACEBOOK

Andra Siibak, Merike Lipu

University of Tartu, Estonia


DIGITAL FAMILY INTIMACY: BRIDGING FAMILY BONDS ACROSS DISTANCES

Lina Eklund, Helga Sadowski

Uppsala University, Sweden


WHEN THE TEACHER BECOMES THE STUDENT: YOUTH IMPACT ON PARENT TECHNOLOGY USE

Jodi Dworkin, Pooja Brar, Heather Hessel

University of Minnesota, United States of America

Roundtable-15: The path to a social and ethical IoT
Location: Sheraton - Salon 7
 

The path to a social and ethical IoT

Jatinder Singh1, Leonie Tanczer2, Christian Djeffal3, Alison Powell4

1: Dept. of Computer Science and Technology, University of Cambridge, UK; 2: Dept. of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy, University College London, UK; 3: Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society, Germany; 4: Dept. of Media and Communications, London School of Economics, UK

Roundtable-16: Kicking the Black Box: The Perils and Promise of Algorithm Auditing
Location: Sheraton - Salon 8
 

Kicking the Black Box: The Perils and Promise of Algorithm Auditing

Christian Sandvig1, Alan Mislove2, Motahhare Eslami3, Christo Wilson2

1: University of Michigan, United States of America; 2: University of Illinois, United States of America; 3: Northeastern University, United States of America

4:00pm
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5:30pm
AGM
Location: Sheraton - Ballroom East
Chair: Axel Bruns
7:00pm
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10:00pm
Reception-03

 
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