Decorative Background
Digital Media, Networks, and Political Communication Group

Publications

  • 2020, The Oxford Handbook of Networked Communication, co-edited with Brooke Foucault-Welles, Oxford University Press | [OUP site]
  • 2017, Decoding the Social World. Data Science and the Unintended Consequences of Communication, MIT Press | [MIT site] | [Video]
  • Langrock, I., and González-Bailón, S. (2020). “The Gender Divide in Wikipedia: A Computational Approach to Assessing the Impact of Two Feminist Interventions”. [SSRN pre-print]
  • González-Bailón, S., and Xenos, M. (2019). “Surveys Underestimate Online News Exposure: A Comparison of Self-Reported and Observational Data in Nine Countries”. [SSRN pre-print]
  • Mukerjee, S., Yang, T., Stadler, G., and González-Bailón, S. (2019). “What Counts as a Weak Tie? A Comparison of Filtering Techniques to Analyze Co-Exposure Networks”. [SSRN pre-print]
  • Majo-Vazquez, S., Yang, T., Mukerjee, S., Nielsen, R., and González-Bailón, S., (2018). “Digital News and Reach Inequality: A Comparison of 23 Countries”.
  • Yang, T., and González-Bailón, S. (2019). “How Deep is the YouTube Rabbit Hole? An Analysis of Video Browsing Patterns in a Representative U.S. Panel”.
  • 2020  “El Consumo de Noticias en Internet y en Redes Sociales en España”, with Silvia Majó-Vázquez, in Informe sobre la Democracia en España, Madrid: Fundación Alternativas.
  • 2019 “Social Media Data: Quanitative Analysis”, with Subhayan Mukerjee, in Atkinson, P. A. (ed) SAGE Research Methods Foundations, London: Sage.
  • 2018 “Digital News and the Consumption of Political Information”, with Silvia Majó-Vázquez, in Dutton, W.H. and Graham, M. (eds) Society and the Internet, 2nd Edition. Oxford: OUP.
  • 2017 “Scale, Time and Activity Patterns: Advanced Methods for the Analysis of Online Networks”, with Javier Borge-Holthoefer, in Fielding, N., Lee, R., and Blank, G. (eds). Handbook of Online Research Methods, Thousand Oaks: Sage | [SSRN preprint]
  • 2016 “Semantic Networks and the Analysis of Public Opinion”, with Sijia Yang, forthcoming in Victor, J.N., Lubell, M., and Montgomery, A.H. (eds). The Oxford Handbook of Political Networks, Oxford: Oxford University Press. | [Oxford Handbooks Online]
  • 2015 “Social Protest and New Media”, International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, London: Elsevier
  • 2015 “Automated Content Analysis of Online Political Communication”, with Ross Petchler, forthcoming in Coleman, S. and Freelon, D. (eds) Handbook of Digital Politics, London: Edward Elgar | [SSRN preprint]
  • 2014 “Online Networks and Bottom Up Politics”, in Dutton, W.H. and Graham, M. (eds) Society and the Internet: How Information and Social Networks are Changing our Lives, Oxford: Oxford University Press | [SSRN preprint]
  • 2014 “Online Networks and the Diffusion of Protest”, with Javier Borge-Holthoefer and Yamir Moreno, forthcoming in Manzo, G. (ed) Analytical Sociology: Norms, Actions, and Networks, London: Wiley
  • 2014 “The Spanish ‘Indignados’ Movement: Time Dynamics, Geographical Distribution, and Recruitment Mechanisms”, with Javier Borge-HolthoeferAlejandro Rivero and Yamir Moreno, forthcoming in Agarwal, N., Lim, M., and Wigand, R. (eds) Online Collective Action: Dynamics of the Crowd in Social Media, NY: Springer
  • 2020 Review of Frenemies: How Social Media Polarizes America, by Jaime E. Settle, Journalism and Mass Communication Quarterly.
  • 2019 Review of Bit by Bit: Social Research in the Digital Age, by Matthew J. Salganik, Journal of Mathematical Sociology[Review]
  • 2015 Review of Networked. The New Social Operating System, by Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman, Information, Communication, & Society.
  • 2014 Review of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think, by Kenneth Cukier and Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Information Polity, 19 [IOS press]
  • 2012 Review of Everything is Obvious* Once you Know the Answer by Duncan J. Watts, Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas,v. 137, n. 1 [Spanish]
  • 2008 Review of Network Power. The Social Dynamics of Globalization by David Singh Grewal, Primera Revista Latinoamericana de Libros, n. 6 [Spanish]
  • 2006 Review of On Sociology by J.H. Goldthorpe and Social Mechanisms edited by P. Hedström and R.S. Swedberg, Papers. Revista de Sociología, n. 80 [Spanish]
  • 2003 Review of Dynamic Social Network Modelling and Analysis: Workshop Summary and Papers edited by Ronald Breiger, Kathleen Carley and Philippa Pattison, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, v. 6, n. 4 [JASS]
  • 2018 “Want to Change Facebook? Don’t Delete your Account—Use it for Good”, Quartz, with Ashley Gorham, April 4.
  • 2017 “Even Imperfect Algorithms Can Improve the Criminal Justice System. A Way to Combat the Capricious and Biased Nature of Human Decisions”, The New York Times, with Sam Corbett-Davies and Sharad Goel, December 20.
  • 2016 “Could online ‘slacktivists’ actually help Making a Murderer’s Steven Avery?”, The Conversation, January 11.
  • 2015 “Why everyone in a network is important for movements – even the Slacktivists!”, The Washington PostMonkey Cage, November 30.
  • 2013 “The Dynamics of Information Diffusion in the Turkish Protests”, with Pablo Parberá, The Monkey Cage  June 9
  • 2013 “15M, ¿nos vemos en las redes?”, Piedras de Papel, eldiario.es, May 14
  • 2013 “From Chiapas to Tahrir: Networks and the Diffusion of Protest”, World Politics Review, April 16
  • 2012 “Where did the Revolution Go?”, Al Jazeera English, April 6