Publications

 

A Closer Look at the Self-Correcting Crowd: Examining Corrections in Online Rumors

Arif, A., John Robinson, Stephanie Stanek, Elodie Fichet, Paul Townsend, Zena Worku and Kate Starbird (2017)

To appear in Proceedings of the ACM 2017 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW '17).
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Social Media Seamsters: Stitching Platforms & Audiences into Local Crisis Infrastructure

Dailey, D. and Kate Starbird (2017)

To appear in Proceedings of the ACM 2017 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (CSCW '17).
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Addressing the Information Needs of Crisis-Affected Communities: The Interplay of Legacy Media and Social Media in a Rural Disaster

Dailey, D. and Kate Starbird (2016)

In The Communications Crisis in America, and How to Fix It. Friedland L. and Lloyd, M. editors. Palgrave MacMillan. Forthcoming
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Keeping Up with the Tweet-Dashians: The Impact of ‘Official’ Accounts on Online Rumoring

Andrews, Cynthia, Elodie Fichet, Stella Ding, Emma Spiro, and Kate Starbird (2016)

Presented at ACM 2016 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2016)
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Could This Be True?: I Think So! Expressed Uncertainty in Online Rumoring

Starbird, Kate. Emma Spiro, Isabelle Edwards, Kaitlyn Zhou, Jim Maddock,and Sindhuja Narasimhan (2016)

In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI '16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 360-371.
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Eyes on the Ground: Emerging Practices in Periscope Use during Crisis Events

Fichet, Elodie, John Robinson, Dharma Dailey and Kate Starbird (2016)

2016 Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Conference (ISCRAM 2016), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. May 22-25, 2016.
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How Information Snowballs: Exploring the Role of Exposure in Online Rumor Propagation

Arif, Ahmer, Kelley Shanahan, Fang-Ju Chou, Yoanna Dosouto, Kate Starbird, Emma Spiro (2016)

Presented at ACM 2016 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2016)
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Rumors at the Speed of Light? Modeling the Rate of Rumor Transmission during Crisis

Zeng, Li, Kate Starbird and Emma Spiro (2015)

Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS 2016)
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Examining the Role of Human and Technical Infrastructure during Emergency Response

Robinson, John, Jim Maddock and Kate Starbird (2015)

Presented at the 2015 Information Systems for Crisis Response & Management Conference (ISCRAM 2015), Kristiansand, Norway. May 24-27, 2015
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Expressed Uncertainty and Denials as Signals of Online Rumoring

Starbird, Kate, Emma Spiro, Ahmer Arif, Fang-Ju Chou, Sindhuja Narisimhan, Jim Maddock, Kelley Shanahan and John Robinson (2015)

Presented at Collective Intelligence 2015, San Francisco, CA
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Using Historical Twitter Data for Research: Ethical Challenges of Tweet Deletions

Maddock, Jim, Kate Starbird and Robert M. Mason (2015)

Presented at CSCW ’15 Workshop on Ethics at the 2015 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2015), Vancouver, Canada
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Characterizing Online Rumoring Behavior Using Multi-Dimensional Signatures

Maddock, J., Starbird, K., Al-Hassani, H., Sandoval, D., Orand, M., & Mason, R.M. (2015)

Proceedings of the ACM 2015 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2015)
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Connected Through Crisis: Emotional Proximity and the Spread of Misinformation Online

Huang, L., Starbird, K., Orand, M., Stanek, S., and Pedersen, H. (2015)

Proceedings of the ACM 2015 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2015),Vancouver, Canada
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Journalists as Crowdsourcerers: Responding to Crisis by Reporting with a Crowd

Dailey, D. and Starbird, K. (2014)

J of Computer-Supported Cooperative Work, Special Issue: Crisis Informatics and Collaboration, Dec 2014, 23(4-6), 445-481
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Social Media, Public Participation, and the 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Starbird, K., Dailey, D., Walker,A.H., Leschine, T.M., Pavia, R., and Bostrom, A. (2014)

Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal
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Visible Skepticism: Community Vetting after Hurricane Irene

Dailey, D. and Starbird, K. (2014)

Short Paper. 2014 Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Conference (ISCRAM 2014), Penn State University
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Designing for the Deluge: Understanding & Supporting the Distributed, Collaborative Work of Crisis Volunteers

Cobb, C., McCarthy, T., Perkins, A., Bharadwaj, A., Comis, J., Do, B., & Starbird, K. (2014)

Proceedings of the ACM 2014 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2014), Baltimore, MD.
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Rumors, False Flags, and Digital Vigilantes: Misinformation on Twitter after the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings

Starbird, K., Maddock, J., Orand, M., Achterman, P., & Mason, R.M. (2014).

iConference 2014.
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Delivering Patients to Sacré Coeur: Collective Intelligence in Digital Volunteer Communities

Starbird, Kate. (2013)

Proceedings of the ACM 2013 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2013), Paris, France.
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Working & Sustaining the Virtual “Disaster Desk.”

Starbird, Kate and Leysia Palen. (2013)

Proceedings of the ACM 2013 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2013), San Antonio, TX, pp. 491-502.
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Crowdwork, Crisis and Convergence: How the Connected Crowd Organizes Information during Mass Disruption Events

Starbird, Kate. (2012)

Dissertation. University of Colorado
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(How) Will the Revolution be Retweeted? Information Diffusion and the 2011 Egyptian Uprising

Starbird, Kate and Leysia Palen. (2012)

Proceedings of the ACM 2012 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2012)
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Learning from the crowd: Collaborative filtering techniques for identifying on-the-ground Twitterers during mass disruptions

Starbird, K., Muzny, G., & Palen, L. (2012)

In Proc. of ISCRAM 2012.
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Promoting Structured Data in Citizen Communications During Disaster Response: An Account of Strategies for Diffusion of the ‘Tweak the Tweet’ Syntax

Starbird, Kate, Leysia Palen, and others. (2012)

In Christine Hagar (Ed.), Crisis Information Management: Communication and Technologies, Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing Limited.
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“Beacons of Hope” in Decentralized Coordination: Learning from On-the-Ground Medical Twitterers During the 2010 Haiti Earthquake

Sarcevic, Aleskandra, Leysia Palen, Joanne White, Mossaab Bagdouri, Kate Starbird, Kenneth M. Anderson, (2012)

2012 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Bellevue, WA
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Voluntweeters”: Self-Organizing by Digital Volunteers in Times of Crisis

Starbird, Kate and Leysia Palen. (2011)

Proceedings of the ACM 2011 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2011), Vancouver, CA.
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Chatter on The Red: What Hazards Threat Reveals about the Social Life of Microblogged Information

Starbird, Kate, Leysia Palen, Amanda L Hughes, and Sarah Vieweg. (2010)

Proceedings of the ACM 2010 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW 2010), Savannah, GA, pp. 241-250.
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A Comparison of Microblogging Behavior in Two Natural Hazards Events: What Twitter May Contribute to Situational Awareness

Vieweg, Sarah, Amanda L. Hughes, Kate Starbird, and Leysia Palen. (2010)

Proceedings of the ACM 2010 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2010), Atlanta, GA, pp. 1079-1088.
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Pass It On?: Retweeting in Mass Emergencies

Starbird, Kate and Leysia Palen. (2010)

Presented at the 2010 Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Conference (ISCRAM 2010), Seattle, WA
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Tweak the Tweet: Leveraging Microblogging Proliferation with a Prescriptive Grammar to Support Citizen Reporting

Starbird, Kate and Jeannie Stamberger. (2010)

Presented at the 2010 Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management Conference (ISCRAM 2010), Seattle, WA
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