2010 paper from the MacArthur Foundation's Youth and Participatory Politics research project on youth media literacy and civic participation.
2010 paper by the Berkman Center at Harvard University on frameworks for evaluating activism in the Internet age, particularly in repressive environments.
2010 report by Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society on global usage of Web-based tools designed to circumvent Internet content filtering.
2011 study by the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in Psychological Science on the underlying factors that drive people to share news
2009 study by Stanford University in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on mental effects of consumption of several media streams at once.
2011 study by Columbia, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Harvard on effects of Internet search engines on human memory.
2011 study in the Policy & Internet Journal on claims that mass email techniques used to mobilize people reduce activist energy.
2011 study by the Pew Research Center on levels of trust, tolerance and engagement among social networking users.
2011 study by the University of California, Irvine, on how users determine personal privacy settings on social networks.
2010 study by Mississippi State University published in Natural Hazards on the effectiveness of a large university’s emergency warning system.