Sonja Utz

Orcid: 0000-0002-7979-3554

  • Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien, Tübingen, Germany

According to our database1, Sonja Utz authored at least 39 papers between 1999 and 2024.

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



In proceedings 
PhD thesis 


Online presence:



Is Hearing Really Believing?: The Importance of Modality for Perceived Message Credibility During Information Search With Smart Speakers.
J. Media Psychol. Theor. Methods Appl., 2024

Exploring the Boundaries of Ambient Awareness in Twitter.
CoRR, 2024

Information and Agreement in the Reputation Game Simulation.
Entropy, December, 2022

Regressive Saccadic Eye Movements on Fake News.
Proceedings of the ETRA 2022: Symposium on Eye Tracking Research and Applications, Seattle, WA, USA, June 8, 2022

Word-sized Visualizations for Exploring Discussion Diversity in Social Media.
Proceedings of the 16th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, 2021

Do smartphones and social network sites become more important when experiencing stress? Results from longitudinal data.
Comput. Hum. Behav., 2020

The Relationship Between Networking, <i>LinkedIn</i> Use, and Retrieving Informational Benefits.
Cyberpsychology Behav. Soc. Netw., 2019

How to encourage people to build diverse business networks?
Proceedings of the ASONAM '19: International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining, 2019

Understanding the relationship between Facebook use and adaptation to financial hardship: Evidence from a longitudinal panel study.
Comput. Hum. Behav., 2018

What triggers envy on Social Network Sites? A comparison between shared experiential and material purchases.
Comput. Hum. Behav., 2018

When cognitive fit outweighs cognitive load: Redundant data labels in charts increase accuracy and speed of information extraction.
Comput. Hum. Behav., 2018

The Relationship Between Use of Social Network Sites, Online Social Support, and Well-Being.
J. Media Psychol. Theor. Methods Appl., 2017

Social networking for scientists: an analysis on how and why academics use ResearchGate.
Online Inf. Rev., 2017

Self-disclosure on SNS: Do disclosure intimacy and narrativity influence interpersonal closeness and social attraction?
Comput. Hum. Behav., 2017

Information sharing as strategic behaviour: the role of information display, social motivation and time pressure.
Behav. Inf. Technol., 2017

Is LinkedIn making you more successful? The informational benefits derived from public social media.
New Media Soc., 2016

Venting Negative Emotions on Twitter and The Number of Followers and Followees.
Int. J. Sociotechnology Knowl. Dev., 2016

Ambient awareness: From random noise to digital closeness in online social networks.
Comput. Hum. Behav., 2016

What's in a Like? Motivations for Pressing the Like Button.
Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Web and Social Media, 2016

The Mediating Role of the News in the BP Oil Spill Crisis 2010.
Commun. Res., 2015

The function of self-disclosure on social network sites: Not only intimate, but also positive and entertaining self-disclosures increase the feeling of connection.
Comput. Hum. Behav., 2015

The emotional responses of browsing Facebook: Happiness, envy, and the role of tie strength.
Comput. Hum. Behav., 2015

Knowledge acquisition from social platforms based on network distributions fitting.
Comput. Hum. Behav., 2015

Snapchat Elicits More Jealousy than Facebook: A Comparison of Snapchat and Facebook Use.
Cyberpsychology Behav. Soc. Netw., 2015

Adaptive Survey Design Using Structural Characteristics of the Social Network.
Proceedings of the Social Informatics - 7th International Conference, 2015

The reputation society: How online opinions are reshaping the offline world.
New Media Soc., 2014

Effects of Passion for Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games on Interpersonal Relationships.
J. Media Psychol. Theor. Methods Appl., 2012

Consumers rule: How consumer reviews influence perceived trustworthiness of online stores.
Electron. Commer. Res. Appl., 2012

It Is All About Being Popular: The Effects of Need for Popularity on Social Network Site Use.
Cyberpsychology Behav. Soc. Netw., 2012

The Role of Social Network Sites in Romantic Relationships: Effects on Jealousy and Relationship Happiness.
J. Comput. Mediat. Commun., 2011

Social Influence in Networks of Practice.
Commun. Res., 2011

Internet use and online social support among same sex attracted individuals of different ages.
Comput. Hum. Behav., 2011

Show me your friends and I will tell you what type of person you are: How one's profile, number of friends, and type of friends influence impression formation on social network sites.
J. Comput. Mediat. Commun., 2010

'Egoboo' vs. altruism: the role of reputation in online consumer communities.
New Media Soc., 2009

The (Potential) Benefits of Campaigning via Social Network Sites.
J. Comput. Mediat. Commun., 2009

On-line Reputation Systems: The Effects of Feedback Comments and Reactions on Building and Rebuilding Trust in On-line Auctions.
Int. J. Electron. Commer., 2009

Enter Your E-mail Address: How German Internet Users Manage their E-mail Addresses.
Cyberpsychology Behav. Soc. Netw., 2004

MUDs - Ergänzung oder Ersatz traditioneller Bindungen bei jungen Erwachsenen?
Z. für Medienpsychologie, 2002

Soziale Identifikation mit virtuellen Gemeinschaften: Bedingungen und Konsequenzen.
PhD thesis, 1999