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    • Inequalities in Privacy Cynicism: An Intersectional Analysis of Agency Constraints 

      Hoffmann, Christian Pieter; Lutz, Christoph; Ranzini, Giulia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2024)
      A growing body of research highlights a trend toward widespread attitudes of privacy cynicism, apathy, and resignation among Internet users. In this work, we extend these discussions by concentrating on the concept of user ...
    • Inequalities in Social Media Use and their Implications for Digital Methods Research 

      Lutz, Christoph (Chapter, 2022)
      Inequalities in social media have been investigated under the umbrella of a digital divide. Research has shown how inequalities based on social categories are perpetuated or even reinforced with digital technologies. ...
    • The Influence of Demographics, Attitudinal and Behavioural Characteristics on Motives to Participate in the Sharing Economy and Expected Benefits of Participation 

      Angelovska, Julijana; Čeh Časni, Anita; Lutz, Christoph (Chapter, 2021)
      The sharing economy is a relevant economic phenomenon of recent times and important for sustainable economic growth. This chapter considers the motivational factors that drive and hinder participation in the sharing economy. ...
    • Innovation under Pressure: Implications for Data Privacy during the Covid-19 Pandemic 

      Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie; Lutz, Christoph; Tamò-Larrieux, Aurelia; Fosch Villaronga, Eduard; Harasgama, Rehana; Scheitlin, Gil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The global Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in social and economic disruption unprecedented in the modern era. Many countries have introduced severe measures to contain the virus, including travel restrictions, public event ...
    • It's not All Shiny and Glamorous: Loneliness and Fear of Missing Out among Digital Nomads 

      Miguel, Cristina; Lutz, Christoph; Majetić, Filip; Perez Vega, Rodrigo; Sanchez-Razo, Miguel (Journal article, 2023)
      The term 'digital nomad' has gained popularity to describe professionals who work remotely from different locations facilitated by using information and communication technology. This study explores the interaction between ...
    • Love at first swipe ? Explaining tinder self-presentation and motives 

      Ranzini, Giulia; Lutz, Christoph (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      The emergence of location-based real-time dating (LBRTD) apps such as Tinder has introduced a new way for users to get to know potential partners nearby. The design of the apps represents a departure from “old-school” ...
    • Making sense of algorithmic profiling: User perceptions on Facebook 

      Büchi, Moritz; Fosch-Villaronga, Eduard; Lutz, Christoph; Tamò-Larrieux, Aurelia; Velidi, Shruthi (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Algorithmic profiling has become increasingly prevalent in many social fields and practices, including finance, marketing, law, cultural consumption and production, and social engagement. Although researchers have begun ...
    • Mapping the Prestige and Social Value of Occupations in the Digital Economy 

      Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie; Lutz, Christoph (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
      With the emergence of the digital economy, the occupational landscape in many countries has undergone major transformations. While scholars have started to study the working conditions of digital economy occupations such ...
    • Mattering in Digital Labor 

      Bucher, Eliane; Fieseler, Christian; Lutz, Christoph (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Purpose: Online gig labor platforms bring together a global and fast-growing workforce to complete highly granular, remote and decontextualized tasks. While these environments might be empowering to some workers, many ...
    • Occupational Prestige and Occupational Social Value in the United Kingdom: New Indices for the Modern British Economy 

      Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie; Lutz, Christoph (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2024)
      Sociological research has long been interested in occupational evaluation. However, occupational research remains hampered by conceptual ambiguity and methodological problems. To address these issues, we present new indices ...
    • Online serendipity: A contextual differentiation of antecedents and outcomes 

      Lutz, Christoph; Hoffmann, Christian Pieter; Meckel, Miriam (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Critics worry that algorithmic filtering could lead to overly polished, homogeneous web experiences. “Serendipity,” in turn, has been touted as an antidote. Yet, the desirability of serendipity could vary by context, as ...
    • Overtrusting robots: Setting a research agenda to mitigate overtrust in automation 

      Sætra, Henrik Skaug; Aroyo, Alexander M.; Bruyne, Jan de; Dheu, Orian; Fosch-Villaronga, Eduard; Gudkov, Aleksei; Hoch, Holly; Lutz, Christoph; Solberg, Mads; Tamò-Larrieux, Aurelia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      There is increasing attention given to the concept of trustworthiness for artificial intelligence and robotics. However, trust is highly context-dependent, varies among cultures, and requires reflection on others’ ...
    • Overtrusting Robots: Setting a Research Agenda to Mitigate Overtrust in Automation 

      Aroyo, Alexander; De Bruyne, Jan; Dheu, Orian; Fosch-Villaronga, Eduard; Gudkov, Aleksei; Hoch, Holly; Jones, Steve; Lutz, Christoph; Sætra, Henrik Skaug; Solberg, Mads; Tamò-Larrieux, Aurelia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      There is increasing attention given to the concept of trustworthiness for artificial intelligence and robotics. However, trust is highly context-dependent, varies among cultures, and requires reflection on others’ ...
    • Power in the Sharing Economy 

      Newlands, Gemma; Lutz, Christoph; Fieseler, Christian (Research report, 2017)
      Literature review
    • Privacy and smart speakers: A multi-dimensional approach 

      Lutz, Christoph; Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Over the last few years, smart speakers such as Amazon Echo and Google Home have become increasingly present within British households. Yet, privacy remains a prominent concern in the public discourse about smart speakers, ...
    • Privacy cynicism: A new approach to the privacy paradox 

      Hoffmann, Christian Pieter; Lutz, Christoph; Ranzini, Giulia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Privacy concerns among Internet users are consistently found to be high. At the same time, these concerns do not appear to generate a corresponding wave of privacy protection behavior. A number of studies have addressed ...
    • Privacy in the Sharing Economy 

      Ranzini, Giulia; Etter, Michael; Lutz, Christoph; Vermeulen, Ivar (Research report, 2017)
      Literature review
    • Professionals, purpose-seekers, and passers-through: How microworkers reconcile alienation and platform commitment through identity work 

      Bucher, Eliane; Fieseler, Christian; Lutz, Christoph; Buhmann, Alexander (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Digital microwork consists of remote and highly decontextualized labor that is increasingly governed by algorithms. The anonymity and granularity of such work is likely to cause alienation among workers. To date we know ...
    • Recommendations for the Sharing Economy: (Re-)Balancing Power 

      Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie; Lutz, Christoph; Fieseler, Christian (Research report, 2018)
      This report, ‘Recommendations for the Sharing Economy: (Re-)Balancing Power’, forms one element of a European Union Horizon 2020 Research Project on the sharing economy: Ps2Share ‘Participation, Privacy, and Power in the ...
    • Regulating for Trust: Can Law Establish Trust in Artificial Intelligence? 

      Tamò-Larrieux, Aurelia; Guitton, Clement; Mayer, Simon; Lutz, Christoph (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      The current political and regulatory discourse frequently references the term “trustworthy artificial intelligence (AI)”. In Europe, the attempts to ensure trustworthy AI started already with the High-Level Expert Group ...