Proferes, N. & Summers, E. (2019). Algorithms and agenda-setting in Wikileaks’ #Podestaemails releaseInformation, Communication & Society X(X). (Online first).

Fiesler, C., & Proferes, N. (2018). “Participant” Perceptions of Twitter Research EthicsSocial Media & Society 4(1).

Hoffmann, A., Proferes, N., Zimmer, M. (2018). “Making the World More Open and Connected”: Mark Zuckerberg and the Discursive Construction of Facebook and Its Users. New Media & Society.

Vitak, J., Proferes, N., Shilton, K., Ashktorab, Z. (2017). Ethics Regulation in Social Computing Research: Examining the Role of Institutional Review Boards. Journal of Empirical Research on Human Research Ethics 12(5), 372-382.

Proferes, N. (2017). Information Flow Solipsism in an Exploratory Study of Beliefs About Twitter. Social Media & Society 3(1).

Proferes, N. (2016). Web 2.0 User-knowledge and the Limits of Individual and Collective Power. First Monday 21(6).

Peekhaus, W. & Proferes, N. (2016). An Examination of North American Library and Information Studies Faculty Perceptions of and Experience with Open-Access Scholarly Publishing. Library & Information Science Research 38(1), 18-29.

Peekhaus, W. & Proferes, N. (2015). An Analysis of How Library and Information Science Faculty Perceive and Engage with Open Access. Journal of Information Science 41(5), 640-661.

 Zimmer, M. & Proferes, N. (2014). A Topology of Twitter Research: Disciplines, Methods, and Ethics. Aslib Journal of Information Management 66(3), 250-261.  [Awarded Outstanding Paper of 2014 by Aslib Journal of Information Management].

Proferes, N. (2012). [Book Review] Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age. Viktor Mayer‐Schönberger. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2009. The Journal of Popular Culture, 45(1), 226–228.


Efthimion, P. G., Payne, S., & Proferes, N. (2018). Supervised machine learning bot detection techniques to identify social Twitter botsSMU Data Science Review1(2), 5.

Proferes, N., Shilton, K. (2018). Web Architecture and Values in the Stack: Exploring the Relationship between Internet Infrastructure and Human Values. In Plaisance, P. (Ed.) Handbook of Communication Ethics. Berlin, Germany: De Gruyter.

Proferes, N. (2017). Response to C. Puschmann’s, “Bad Judgment, Bad Ethics? Validity in Computational Social Media Research.” In Zimmer, M. & Kinder-Kurlanda, K. (eds.) Internet Research Ethics for the Social Age: New Cases and Challenges. Frankfurt, Germany: Peter Lang.

Proferes, N. (2016). Methodological Considerations In Tracing User Knowledge Of Information Flows On Social Media Sites. Selected Papers of Internet Research – Proceedings of the Association of Internet Researchers. Phoenix, AZ.

Proferes, N. (2015). [Dissertation] Informational Power on Twitter: A Mixed-methods Exploration of User Knowledge and Technological Discourse About Information Flows. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI.

Proferes, N. (2015). An Examination of Library and Information Studies Faculty Experience with and Attitudes toward Open Access Scholarly Publishing. iConference Proceedings. Newport Beach, CA. Available at:

Proferes, N. (2015). Legal Limits To Technology Use. In R. Mansell & P. Ang (eds.), International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication & Society. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley. Available at:

Proferes, N. (2014). What Happens to Tweets? Descriptions of Temporality in Twitter’s Organizational Rhetoric. iConference Proceedings. Berlin, Germany. Available at:

Zimmer, M. & Proferes, N. (2013). Privacy on Twitter / Twitter on Privacy. In K. Weller, A. Bruns, J. Burgess, M. Mahrt & C. Puschmann (eds.), Twitter and Society. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Adamick, J., Buchanan, E., Fountain, J., Goncalves, M.S., Proferes, N. (2010). [White Paper] Advancing Ethical Research Across Disciplines, NSF SBE 2020. Available at: