Jessica Vitak

vitakAssistant Professor

iSchool

 

Research Interests

Computer-mediated communication, social media, relationship maintenance, impression management, privacy, social capital, context collapse

Publications

Vitak, J. (2012). The impact of context collapse and privacy on social network site disclosures. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 56, 451-470.

Vitak, J., & Ellison, N. (2013). “There’s a network out there you might as well tap”: Exploring the benefits of and barriers to exchanging informational and support-based resources on Facebook. New Media & Society, 15, 243-259.

Vitak, J., & Kim, J. (2014). “You can’t block people offline”: Examining how Facebook’s affordances shape users’ disclosure process.Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. New York: ACM.

Vitak, J. (2014). Facebook makes the heart grow fonder: Relationship maintenance strategies among geographically dispersed and communication-restricted connections. Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing. New York: ACM.