SMaPP: Social Media and Political Participation

SMaPP Lab Papers and Articles

SMaPP Publications

William J. Brady, Julian A. Wills, John T. Jost, Joshua A. Tucker, and Jay J. Van Bavel. Emotion shapes the diffusion of moralized content in social networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (available early online: doi:10.1073/pnas.1618923114)
Jones, Kevin L., Sharareh Noorbaloochi, John T. Jost, Richard Bonneau, Jonathan Nagler, and Joshua A. Tucker. (Forthcoming). Liberal and Conservative Values: What We Can Learn from Congressional Tweets. Political Psychology (now available on Early View!)
Vaccari, Cristian, Augusto Valeriani, Pablo Barberá, Richard Bonneau, John T. Jost, Jonathan Nagler, and Joshua A. Tucker. 2016. Of Echo Chambers and Contrarian Clubs: Exposure to political disagreement among German and Italian users of Twitter. Social Media and Society. 2(3):1-24.
Munger, Kevin. (2016). Tweetment Effects on the Tweeted: Experimentally Reducing Racist Harassment Political Behavior
Metzger, M., Bonneau, R., Nagler, J., & Tucker, J.A. (2016). Tweeting Identity? Ukrainian, Russian and #EuroMaidan. Journal of Comparative Economics, 44(1): 16-40.
Barberá, P., Wang, N., Bonneau, R. Jost, J.T., Nagler, J., Tucker, J.A., & González-Bailón, S. (2015). The critical periphery in the growth of social protests. PLoS ONE.
Barberá, P., Jost, J.T., Nagler, J., Tucker, J.A., & Bonneau, R. (2015). Tweeting from left to right: Is online political communication more than an echo chamber? Psychological Science., 26(10): 1531-1542.
Siegel, A. (2015). Sectarian Twitter Wars: Sunni-Shia Conflict and Cooperation in the Digital Age. Carnegie Endowment Research Paper.
Vaccari, C., Valeriani, A., Barberá, P., Bonneau, R., Jost, J.T., Nagler, J. Tucker, J. (2015). Political Expression and Action on Social Media: Exploring the Relationship between Lower- and Higher-Threshold Political Activities among Twitter Users in Italy. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 20: 221-239.
Tucker, J.A., Metzger, M., Penfold-Brown, D., Bonneau, R., Jost, J.T., Nagler, J. (2014). Protest in the Age of Social Media. Carnegie Reporter, 7(4): 8-19.
Vaccari, C., Valeriani, A., Barberá, P., Bonneau, R., Jost, J.T., Nagler, J. Tucker, J. (2013). Social media and political communication. A survey of Twitter users during the 2013 Italian general election. Rivista italiana di scienza politica, 3, 381-410.
Barberá, P. Birds of the Same Feather Tweet Together: Bayesian Ideal Point Estimation Using Twitter Data. 2015. Political Analysis, 23 (1), 76-91.

SMaPP Papers: Supplemental Materials

Tucker, J., Nagler, J., Metzger, M., Barberá, P., Penfold-Brown, D., Bonneau, R. (2014). Big Data, Social Media, and Protest: Foundations for a Research Agenda. ONLINE APPENDIX.

SMaPP Lab Papers in Progress

NEW! Siegel, A., Bonneau, R., Jost, J.T., Nagler, J. Tucker, J. (2017). Tweeting Beyond Tahrir: Ideological Diversity and Political Tolerance in Egyptian Twitter Networks.
NEW! Sanovich, S., Stukal, D., and Tucker, J. (2017). Turning the Virtual Tables: Government Strategies for Addressing Online Opposition with an Application to Russia.
Larson, J., Nagler, J., Ronen, J. Tucker, J. (2016). Social Networks and Protest Participation: Evidence from 93 Million Twitter Users.
Munger, K., Egan,P., Nagler, J., Ronen, J. Tucker, J. (2016). Learning (and Unlearning) from the Media and Political Parties: Evidence from a YouGov-SMaPP 2015 UK Election Survey.
Barberá, P., Bonneau, R., Egan,P., Jost, J.T., Nagler, J. Tucker, J. (2014). Leaders or Followers? Measuring Political Responsiveness in the U.S. Congress Using Social Media Data.
Munger, K., Bonneau, R., Jost, J.T., Nagler, J. Tucker, J. (2014). Elites Tweet to Get Feet off the Streets: Measuring Regime Response to Protest Using Social Media.
Barberá, P. (2014). How Social Media Reduces Mass Political Polarization. Evidence from Germany, Spain, and the U.S.