Category: Social Media
2015 study in the
Journal of Adolescent Research that analyzes online comment threads from adolescents to better understand how they advise one another about online bullying.
2015 year-end compilation of the best research in digital news and social media according to a range of scholars, digital gurus and journalists. Item first was published at Nieman Lab.
2015 study from the University of Hawaii that looks at how young adults who are known as "millennials" use social media to inform their political opinions.
2015 research brief from the Scholars Strategy Network that looks at online political activism and whether the Internet encourages certain groups of people to become more engaged in political activities.
2015 and 2011 papers in PNAS that highlight dynamics within crowdsourcing projects and provide notes of caution around factors that can produce weaker or even flawed results.
2015 paper in
Information, Communication & Society reviewing existing research on how social media use influences measures such as voting, protesting and civic engagement.
2015 study from the Weinstock Center for Journalism at Lehigh University that examines audiences' perceptions of journalists who use social media to interact with the public.
2015 study published in
New Media & Society that examines how posting a “mood meter” online alongside human-interest news articles affects readers' reaction to the stories and likelihood of sharing them.
2015 study in the
Newspaper Research Journal that suggests that audiences prefer longer, high-quality news videos to any other type, including short, high-quality videos.
2015 study from Stanford, Cornell and others on patterns of global social networks and how underlying data reveal distinct civilizations, despite borderless portrayals of cyberspace.