The Second Issue of the Journal of Online Trust and Safety

The Journal of Online Trust and Safety published its second issue on Tuesday, March 1.
the Journal of Online Trust and Safety issue 2 cover

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:  

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.

The submission deadline for the third issue is March 31. You can submit directly, or email us a letter of inquiry

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 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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