Some challenges for ethics in social network research
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Social network sites (SNSes) comprise one of the most popular networked applications of late, with hundreds of millions of users. Collecting and analysing data from such systems creates myriad ethical issues and challenges for researchers both in networked systems and other fields, as highlighted by recent media sensitivity about research studies that have used data from Facebook. In our workshop contribution we discuss recent work that we have been carrying out in the area of responsible SNS research, revolving around themes of reproducibility, consent, incentives, and creating ethical workflows.
Hutton , L & Henderson , T 2015 , Some challenges for ethics in social network research . in Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Ethics in Networked Systems Research . ACM , pp. 13-15 , Workshop on Ethics in Networked Systems Research , London , United Kingdom , 21/08/15 . DOI: 10.1145/2793013.2793023workshop
Proceedings of the 2015 ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Ethics in Networked Systems Research
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DescriptionThis work was supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council [grant numbers EP/J500549/1, EP/M506631/1].
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