The Stanford Internet Observatory and Jeff Hancock (Department of Communication, Stanford University) today announced the Journal of Online Trust and Safety’s second issue. The Journal of Online Trust and Safety is an open access, cross-disciplinary and fast peer-reviewed journal for cutting-edge trust and safety scholarship. We launched the Journal of Online Trust and Safety to bring together research which is currently spread across many disciplines and to spur new research in this field.
Articles in the second issue include:
The Negative Consequences of Informing Voters about Deepfakes: Evidence from Two Survey Experiments by John Ternovski, Joshua Kalla, P. M. Aronow
Pride and Professionalization in Volunteer Moderation: Lessons for Effective Platform-User Collaboration by Joseph Seering, Brianna Dym, Geoff Kaufman, and Michael Bernstein
Risk Factors for Child Sexual Abuse Material Users Contacting Children Online: Results of an Anonymous Multilingual Survey on the Dark Web by Tegan Insoll, Anna K. Ovaska, Juha Nurmi, Mikko Aaltonen and Nina Vaaranen-Valkonen
New Frontiers: Moving Beyond Cyberbullying to Define Online Harassment by Autumn Slaughter and Elana Newman
A Synchronized Action Framework for Detection of Coordination on Social Media by Thomas Magelinski, Lynnette Hui Xian Ng and Kathleen M. Carley
Backlash or Bullying? Online Harassment, Social Sanction, and the Challenge of COVID-19 Misinformation by Timothy J. Foley and Melda Gurakar
Paved with Bad Intentions: QAnon’s Save the Children Campaign by Cody Buntain, Mila Johns, Monique Deal Barlow, and Mia Bloom
Come join us on Tuesday, March 1 from 9:30-10:30am PT for a webinar to hear more from the authors about their new research. You can register for the webinar here.
We also have an upcoming special issue and symposium, “Cryptocurrency and Societal Harm.” Submissions for the special issue are due June 15. Apply to participate in the symposium (which will be on May 13, at Stanford with the option to participate remotely) by March 28, 2022.
Authors interested in learning more and submitting an article can find more submission information at tsjournal.org. We strongly encourage submissions that focus on non-Western countries and submissions from practitioners, including researchers at civil society groups or online platforms.
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