Using Social Media Data
Many people have written about the important ethical and legal considerations in collecting and using social media data. To begin understanding these aspects, here are a few resources with which to start:
- Association of Internet Researchers, “Ethical Decision-Making and Internet Research”, 2012.
- Annette Markham, “OKCupid data release fiasco”, May 18, 2016.
- North Carolina State University Libraries, “Social Media Toolkit: Legal and Ethical Implications”, 2015.
- Katrin Weller and Katharina Kinder-Kurlanda, “A manifesto for data sharing in social media research”, Proceedings of the 8th ACM Conference on Web Science, 2016.