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Characterizing the Linguistic Chameleon: Personal and Social Correlates of Linguistic Style Accommodation (2016)
Journal Article
Muir, K., Joinson, A., Cotterill, R., & Dewdney, N. (2016). Characterizing the Linguistic Chameleon: Personal and Social Correlates of Linguistic Style Accommodation. Human Communication Research, 42(3), 462-484. https://doi.org/10.1111/hcre.12083

© 2016 International Communication Association Linguistic style accommodation between conversationalists is associated with positive social outcomes. We examine social power and personality as factors driving the occurrence of linguistic style accomm... Read More about Characterizing the Linguistic Chameleon: Personal and Social Correlates of Linguistic Style Accommodation.

Power and personality in linguistic style accommodation (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Muir, K., Joinson, A., Cotterill, R., & Dewdney, N. (2015, September). Power and personality in linguistic style accommodation. Paper presented at British Psychological Society Developmental and Social Section Annual Conference

Background People often mimic each other’s communication behaviours, and this is associated with positive social outcomes. This extends to linguistic style accommodation, which refers to synchronisation in an individual’s use of function words.... Read More about Power and personality in linguistic style accommodation.

"What do they snapchat about?" Patterns of use in time-limited instant messaging service (2015)
Journal Article
Piwek, L., & Joinson, A. (2016). "What do they snapchat about?" Patterns of use in time-limited instant messaging service. Computers in Human Behavior, 54, 358-367. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2015.08.026

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. The use of Snapchat - a time-limited instant messaging service - has been rapidly rising amongst adolescents. However, the exact nature of Snapchat use remains difficult to examine due to the self-destructive nature of content se... Read More about "What do they snapchat about?" Patterns of use in time-limited instant messaging service.

Psychometric properties of measurements obtained with the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale in an Icelandic probability based Internet sample (2015)
Journal Article
Vésteinsdóttir, V., Reips, U. D., Joinson, A., & Thorsdottir, F. (2015). Psychometric properties of measurements obtained with the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale in an Icelandic probability based Internet sample. Computers in Human Behavior, 49, 608-614. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2015.03.044

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. Internet surveys have become a very popular research tool. Relatively little attention has, however, been devoted to the possible changes in psychometric properties when measurements are obtained with Interne... Read More about Psychometric properties of measurements obtained with the Marlowe-Crowne Social Desirability Scale in an Icelandic probability based Internet sample.

The use of self-monitoring solutions amongst cyclists: An online survey and empirical study (2015)
Journal Article
Joinson, A., Piwek, L., & Morvan, J. (2015). The use of self-monitoring solutions amongst cyclists: An online survey and empirical study. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 77, 126-136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tra.2015.04.010

© 2015 Elsevier Ltd. Self-monitoring has been shown to be one of the most efficient behaviour change techniques to promote physical activity. However, there has been no research on the exact nature and impact of using various self-monitoring solution... Read More about The use of self-monitoring solutions amongst cyclists: An online survey and empirical study.

Finding Zelig in text: A measure for normalising linguistic accommodation (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Jones, S., Cotterill, R., Dewdney, N., Muir, K., & Joinson, A. (2014, August). Finding Zelig in text: A measure for normalising linguistic accommodation. Paper presented at Proceedings of COLING 2014, the 25th International Conference on Computational Linguistics

Linguistic accommodation is a recognised indicator of social power and social distance. However, different individuals will vary their language to different degrees, and only a portion of this variance will be due to accommodation. This paper present... Read More about Finding Zelig in text: A measure for normalising linguistic accommodation.

Privacy as a fuzzy concept: A new conceptualization of privacy for practitioners (2014)
Journal Article
Vasalou, A., Joinson, A., & Houghton, D. (2015). Privacy as a fuzzy concept: A new conceptualization of privacy for practitioners. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 66(5), 918-929. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23220

© 2014 ASIS & T. In recent years, technological innovation has re-ignited an interest in privacy as designers, policy makers, and users each strive to reconcile the advantages of technology with the new demands they pose for privacy. Driven by a clas... Read More about Privacy as a fuzzy concept: A new conceptualization of privacy for practitioners.

Examining the information value of virtual communities: Factual versus opinion-based message content (2013)
Journal Article
Archer-Brown, C., Piercy, N., & Joinson, A. (2013). Examining the information value of virtual communities: Factual versus opinion-based message content. Journal of Marketing Management, 29(3-4), 421-438. https://doi.org/10.1080/0267257X.2012.732599

Social customer relationship management (SCRM) is an evolving discipline which uses technology as a communication channel. It is under-researched and is lacking in its use of traditional marketing principles to inform practice. We shed light on the t... Read More about Examining the information value of virtual communities: Factual versus opinion-based message content.

Not all lies are spontaneous: An examination of deception across different modes of communication (2012)
Journal Article
Joinson, A. N., Whitty, M. T., Whitty, M. T., Buchanan, T., Joinson, A., & Meredith, A. (2012). Not all lies are spontaneous: An examination of deception across different modes of communication. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 63(1), 208-216. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.21648

An online diary study was performed to investigate deception across different media. One hundred and four individuals participated in the study, with 76 completing the diaries. Individuals were most likely to lie on the telephone. Planned lies, which... Read More about Not all lies are spontaneous: An examination of deception across different modes of communication.

Privacy dictionary: A new resource for the automated content analysis of privacy (2011)
Journal Article
Vasalou, A., Gill, A. J., Mazanderani, F., Papoutsi, C., & Joinson, A. (2011). Privacy dictionary: A new resource for the automated content analysis of privacy. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62(11), 2095-2105. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.21610

This article presents the privacy dictionary, a new linguistic resource for automated content analysis on privacy-related texts. To overcome the definitional challenges inherent in privacy research, the dictionary was informed by an inclusive set of... Read More about Privacy dictionary: A new resource for the automated content analysis of privacy.

Avatars in social media: Balancing accuracy, playfulness and embodied messages (2008)
Journal Article
Vasalou, A., Joinson, A., Bänziger, T., Goldie, P., & Pitt, J. (2008). Avatars in social media: Balancing accuracy, playfulness and embodied messages. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 66(11), 801-811. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2008.08.002

This paper examines how users negotiate their self-presentation via an avatar used in social media. Twenty participants customised an avatar while thinking aloud. An analysis of this verbal data revealed three motivating factors that drive self-prese... Read More about Avatars in social media: Balancing accuracy, playfulness and embodied messages.