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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Representativeness of Social Media in Great Britain: Investigating Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, and Instagram 

      Blank, Grant; Lutz, Christoph (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Sociological studies show that Internet access, skills, uses, and outcomes vary between different population segments. However, we lack differentiated statistical evidence of the social characteristics of users of distinct ...
    • Robots and Transparency: The Multiple Dimensions of Transparency in the Context of Robot Technologies 

      Felzmann, Heike; Fosch Villaronga, Eduard; Lutz, Christoph; Tamò-Larrieux, Aurelia (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Transparency is often seen as a means to provide accountability and show that something is done with due diligence. This approach to transparency regards it as a remedy to hidden (potentially malevolent) practices. We, ...
    • Self-Branding Strategies of Online Freelancers on Upwork 

      Blyth, Dorothy; Jarrahi, Mohammad Hossein; Lutz, Christoph; Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Self-branding is crucial for online freelancers as they must constantly differentiate themselves from competitors on online labor platforms to ensure a viable stream of income. By analyzing 39 interviews with freelancers ...
    • Sharenting, Peer Influence, and Privacy Concerns: A Study on the Instagram-Sharing Behaviors of Parents in the United Kingdom 

      Ranzini, Giulia; Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie; Lutz, Christoph (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Parental sharing of child-related content on social network sites, termed “sharenting,” is often the target of criticism. Yet, through sharenting, parents can find support systems, a way to stay in touch with relevant ...
    • Sharing by Proxy: Invisible Users in the Sharing Economy 

      Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie; Lutz, Christoph; Hoffmann, Christian Pieter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      With the future of work increasingly data-driven, platforms automate decisions based on the collection of vast quantities of user data. However, non-users constitute a challenge as they provide little to no data for either ...
    • The Conditioning Function of Rating Mechanisms for Consumers in the Sharing Economy 

      Newlands, Gemma Elisabeth Marjorie; Lutz, Christoph; Fieseler, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Purpose The purpose of this paper is to explore how rating mechanisms encourage emotional labor norms among sharing economy consumers. Design/methodology/approach This study follows a mixed-methods research design. ...
    • The Dark Side of Online Participation: Exploring Non-, Passive and Negative Participation 

      Lutz, Christoph; Hoffmann, Christian Pieter (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Studies on the “second-level digital divide” explore the socio-economic antecedents and effects of (a lack of) user participation on the Internet. At the same time, some have criticized a normatively affirmative bias in ...
    • The Privacy Implications of Social Robots: Scoping Review and Expert Interviews 

      Lutz, Christoph; Schöttler, Maren; Hoffmann, Christian Pieter (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      In this contribution, we investigate the privacy implications of social robots, as an emerging mobile technology. Drawing on a scoping literature review and expert interviews, we show how social robots come with privacy ...
    • The Robot Privacy Paradox: Understanding How Privacy Concerns Shape Intentions to Use Social Robots 

      Lutz, Christoph; Tamò-Larrieux, Aurelia (Journal article, 2020)
      Conceptual research on robots and privacy has increased but we lack empirical evidence about the prevalence, antecedents, and outcomes of different privacy concerns about social robots. To fill this gap, we present a survey, ...
    • The Role of Privacy Concerns in the Sharing Economy 

      Lutz, Christoph; Hoffmann, Christian Pieter; Bucher, Eliane; Fieseler, Christian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Internet-mediated sharing is growing quickly. Millions of users around the world share personal services and possessions with others—often complete strangers. Shared goods can amount to substantial financial and immaterial ...