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Jaff, Mani (author)
The prevalence of mental health issues among adolescents and young adults is increasing, with social media usage identified as a potential contributing factor. As technology becomes more integral to daily life, the design decisions of social media platforms emerge as significant determinants of users' mental well-being.<br/>Despite awareness of...
master thesis 2024
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Voinea, Cristina (author), Marin, L. (author), Vică, Constantin (author)
In this paper we introduce the concept of attentional scaffolds and show the resemblance between social media platforms and slot machines, both functioning as hostile attentional scaffolds. The first section establishes the groundwork for the concept of attentional scaffolds and draws parallels to the mechanics of slot machines, to argue that...
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Marin, L. (author), Vică, Constantin (author)
The phenomenon of missed interactions between online users is a specific issue occurring when users of different language games interact on social media platforms. We use the lens of institutional theory to analyze this phenomenon and argue that current online institutions will necessarily fail to regulate user interactions in a way that...
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Marin, L. (author)
Suppose you wanted to switch to a healthier diet and searched for ideas online. You will unavoidably find some posts and videos where various influencers weigh in on this topic on social media platforms. Going down the rabbit hole of online searches, you see that the most vocal debate occurrs between two camps: the high fat versus the high...
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Clegg, Stewart (author), Ninan, Dr Johan (author)
The concept of governmentality has proven useful to analyse how the reflexive management of people within and without the project is conducted. In this chapter we explore the organizational theory of governmentality and its importance in project settings. First, we identify the specificity of project governance and relate it to the definition...
book chapter 2023
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Foroughi, M. (author), de Andrade, Bruno (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author)
Social media platforms have been increasingly used by locals and tourists to express their opinions about buildings, cities, and built heritage in particular. Most recently, scholars have been using social media to conduct innovative research on built heritage and heritage management. Still, the application of artificial intelligence (AI)...
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Simonse, LWL (author), Simons, Dasha (author), Skalska, Z. (author)
In order to humanize forecasting, communities have been proposed to activate and enlarge a collective ability of foresight. To better understand how communities relate to collective foresight abilities, this article untangles its critical modes, roles and social media involved. Based on a fine-grained analysis of 10 community practices, we...
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Xu, Y. (author), Krishnakumari, P.K. (author), Yorke-Smith, N. (author), Hoogendoorn, S.P. (author)
COVID-19 significantly influenced travel behaviours and public attitudes towards public transport. Various studies have illustrated complicated factors related to long-term travel behaviour, indicating difficulty in understanding and predicting post-pandemic long-term travel behaviour via traditional methods. In these complex circumstances,...
conference paper 2023
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van de Poel, I.R. (author), Frank, Lily Eva (author), Hermann, Julia (author), Hopster, Jeroen (author), Lenzi, Dominic (author), Nyholm, Sven (author), Taebi, B. (author), Ziliotti, E. (author)
Technologies shape who we are, how we organize our societies and how we relate to nature. For example, social media challenges democracy; artificial intelligence raises the question of what is unique to humans; and the possibility to create artificial wombs may affect notions of motherhood and birth. Some have suggested that we address global...
book 2023
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Voinea, Cristina (author), Marin, L. (author), Vica, Constantin (author)
Many hypotheses have been advanced to explain the collective irrationality of COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, such as partisanship and ideology, exposure to misinformation and conspiracy theories or the effectiveness of public messaging. This paper presents a complementary explanation to epistemic accounts of collective irrationality, focusing on...
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Bai, N. (author), Nourian, Pirouz (author), Luo, Renqian (author), Cheng, Tao (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author)
Mapping cultural significance of heritage properties in urban environment from the perspective of the public has become an increasingly relevant process, as highlighted by the 2011 UNESCO Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL). With the ubiquitous use of social media and the prosperous developments in machine and deep learning,...
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Ninan, Dr Johan (author), Yadav, Rupesh (author)
Managing the perception of project communities is critical to the success of infrastructure megaprojects. This study focuses on the Nagpur metro rail project in India to understand people's experiences and discourses in the pre-construction, construction, and operation phases. We use qualitative content analysis and open coding of the tweets...
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Hoseini, Mohamad (author), Melo, Philipe (author), Benevenuto, Fabricio (author), Feldmann, Anja (author), Zannettou, S. (author)
QAnon is a far-right conspiracy theory that has implications in the real world, with supporters of the theory participating in real-world violent acts like the US capitol attack in 2021. At the same time, the QAnon theory started evolving into a global phenomenon by attracting followers across the globe and, in particular, in Europe, hence it is...
conference paper 2023
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GOPALAKRISHNAN, KIRAN (author)
In addition to the physiological alterations that occur relatively predictably during pregnancy, psychological transformations also occur at the same time. The baby is developing, but so are a mother's fears and imaginations about her unborn child. Such imaginations about the unborn child and parenting methods are sure to evoke a range of...
master thesis 2022
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Manglani, Neel (author)
The increase in global internet users brings forth a vast amount of social media users and therefore opinions that are shared online. A subset of those users, adolescents, seem to develop some sort of addiction towards social media, which could lead to low life satisfaction. This paper tries to extract trending topics and their relation to well...
bachelor thesis 2022
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Marin, L. (author)
This paper proposes three principles for the ethical design of online social environments aiming to minimise the unintended harms caused by users while interacting online, specifically by enhancing the users’ awareness of the moral load of their interactions. Such principles would need to account for the strong mediation of the digital...
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Foroughi, M. (author), de Andrade, Bruno (author), Pereira Roders, A. (author)
Social media has been increasingly used by various communities to express their opinions, values, and feelings about cities and, in particular, built heritage. Social media platforms, interactive technologies used by virtual communities and networks became an important source for recent innovative studies on participatory heritage management....
book chapter 2022
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Tripathi, Jayanshi (author), de Vries, Roelof A. J. (author), Lemke, M. (author)
Persuasion can be defined as an active attempt by a person to change the behavior and attitudes of others. The purposive attempt to influence one’s behavior can originate from different areas, and people who are able to do so are often referred to as influencers. Social media platforms such as Instagram or YouTube have become crucial platforms...
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Kleinhans, R.J. (author), Falco, Enzo (author)
Over time, urban planning scholars have studied ways to improve communication and collaboration between ‘experts’ and the ‘public’ in planning processes. Social media and the web 2.0 have strongly affected governments’ communication with citizens. The growth of public participation, Geographic Information Systems and geo-visualisation interfaces...
book chapter 2022
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Steinert, S. (author), Marin, L. (author), Roeser, S. (author)
It is often suggested that social media is a hostile environment for critical thinking and that a major source for epistemic problems concerning social media is that it facilitates emotions. We argue that emotions per se are not the source of the epistemic problems concerning social media. We propose that instead of focusing on emotions, we...
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