Michael Zimmer

  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, USA (2008 - 2019)
  • Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, USA (2007 - 2008)
  • New York University, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, NY, USA (PhD 2007)

According to our database1, Michael Zimmer authored at least 31 papers between 2001 and 2022.

Collaborative distances:
  • Dijkstra number2 of four.
  • Erdős number3 of four.



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No Humans Here: Ethical Speculation on Public Data, Unintended Consequences, and the Limits of Institutional Review.
Proc. ACM Hum. Comput. Interact., 2022

Privacy concerns with using public data for suicide risk prediction algorithms: a public opinion survey of contextual appropriateness.
J. Inf. Commun. Ethics Soc., 2022

Guest editorial: Introduction to AoIR 2021 papers on emerging ethical practices and platform challenges.
J. Inf. Commun. Ethics Soc., 2022

Research Ethics in HCI: A SIGCHI Community Discussion.
Proceedings of the CHI '22: CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, New Orleans, LA, USA, 29 April 2022, 2022

Re-evaluating standards of human subjects protection for sensitive health data in social media networks.
Soc. Networks, 2021

Designing for Data Awareness: Addressing Privacy and Security Concerns About "Smart" Technologies.
Proceedings of the Companion Publication of the 2021 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, 2021

Editorial introduction: "Information privacy in the digital age".
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2020

A contextual approach to information privacy research.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2020

Americans' willingness to adopt a COVID-19 tracking app The role of app distributor.
First Monday, 2020

Web Research Ethics: Confidentiality, Consent, Data Integrity & More.
Proceedings of the Companion Publication of the 10th ACM Conference on Web Science, 2019

Understanding the Role of Privacy and Trust in Intelligent Personal Assistant Adoption.
Proceedings of the Information in Contemporary Society - 14th International Conference, 2019

"Making the world more open and connected": Mark Zuckerberg and the discursive construction of Facebook and its users.
New Media Soc., 2018

Privacy Attitudes and Data Valuation Among Fitness Tracker Users.
Proceedings of the Transforming Digital Worlds - 13th International Conference, 2018

Digital research confidential: The secrets of studying behavior online. Edited by Eszter Hargittai and Christian Sandvig. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2017

Preface: A decade of Web 2.0 - Reflections, critical perspectives, and beyond.
First Monday, 2016

The Twitter Archive at the Library of Congress: Challenges for information practice and information policy.
First Monday, 2015

The 2009 West Bend Community Memorial Library Controversy: Understanding the Challenge, the Reactions, and the Aftermath.
Libr. Trends, 2014

A topology of Twitter research: disciplines, methods, and ethics.
Aslib J. Inf. Manag., 2014

Studying cyborgs: re-examining internet studies as human subjects research.
J. Inf. Technol., 2012

Assessing the treatment of patron privacy in Library 2.0 literature.
Proceedings of the iConference 2012, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 7-10, 2012, 2012

The ethical (re)design of the Google Books project.
Proceedings of the iConference 2012, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, February 7-10, 2012, 2012

Book review: Alexander Halavais, Search Engine Society. Cambridge: Polity, 2008, 196 pp. ISBN 978 - 0 - 7456 - 4215 - 4, $19.95 (pbk).
New Media Soc., 2009

Renvois of the past, present and future: hyperlinks and the structuring of knowledge from the Encyclopédie to Web 2.0.
New Media Soc., 2009

On the challenges of implementing Library 2.0 services: A (diverse) panel discussion.
Proceedings of the Thriving on Diversity: Information Opportunities in a Pluralistic World, 2009

Privacy Protection in the Network Society: "Trading Up" or a "Race to the Bottom"?
Inf. Soc., 2008

The Externalities of Search 2.0: The Emerging Privacy Threats when the Drive for the Perfect Search Engine meets Web 2.0.
First Monday, 2008

Preface: Critical Perspectives on Web 2.0.
First Monday, 2008

The externalities of Search 2.0: The flow of personal information in the drive for the perfect search engine.
Proceedings of the Joining Research and Practice: Social Computing and Information Science, 2007

Identity and Identification in a Networked World.
First Monday, 2006

The tensions of securing cyberspace: The Internet, state power and <i> The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace</i>.
First Monday, 2004

Data Conversion: Doing It Right the First Time.
Proceedings of the High-Performance Web Databases, Design, Development, and Deployment, 2001