Michael A. Stefanone

Department of Communication, Associate Professor & Director of the Department's Program in Singapore

Research Focus: Computer-mediated communication, social media, and social networks

Contact Information

337 Baldy Hall
Phone: (716) 645-1159
Buffalo, NY 14260
Email: ms297@buffalo.edu

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Recent Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

*Graduate Student Co-Author; **Former Graduate Student

**Rui, R., & Stefanone, M. A. (In Press). That tagging was annoying: An extension of expectancy violation theory to impression management on soical network sites. Forthcoming in Computers in Human Behavior

Yue, Z., Toh, Z., & Stefanone, M. A. (2017). Me, Myselfie, and I: Individual and Platform Differences in Selfie Taking and Sharing Behaviour. In the Proceedings of the 8 International Conference on Social Media & Society, pp. 24-33. ACM. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/3097286.3097310

**Rui, R., & Stefanone, M. A. (2017). Assessing Drinking Norms from Attending Drinking Events and Using Social Network Sites. In the Proceedings of the 50th Annual Hawai'i International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), 3736-3745. 

Brouer, R. L., Stefanone, M. A., Badawy, R. L., & **Egnoto, M. J. (2017). Gender (In)Consistent Communication via Social Media and Hireability: An Exploratory Study. In the Proceedings of the 50th Annual Hawai'i International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), pp. 2223-2232.

**Rui, J. R., & Stefanone, M. A. (2016). The Desire for Fame: An Extension of Uses and Gratification TheoryCommunication Studies, 67(4), 399-418.

Stefanone, M. A., *Iacobucci, A., & **Svetieva, E. (2016). Developing the Network Awareness Construct: Evidence supporting the ability to understand novel social situations. In the Proceedings of the 49th Annual Hawai'i International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), pp. 2028-2037.

**Rui, J. R., *Covert, J.M., Stefanone, M. A., & **Mukherjee, T. (2015). The relationship between on- and offline social behavior and social capitalSocial Science Computer Review, 33, 498-518.

Wang, H., Chua, V., & Stefanone, M. A. (2015). Personal networks, communication multiplexity,and well-being: An examination of networked individualism among college students in SingaporeAmerican Behavioral Scientist, 59, 1189-1202.

**Kwon, H., **Moon, S., & Stefanone, M. A. (2015). Unspeaking on Facebook? Testing netweokeffects on self-censorship of political expressions in social network sitesQuality & Quantity, 49(4), 1417-1435

Stefanone, M. A., **Hurley, C. M., **Egnoto, M., & *Covert, J. (2015). Information asymmetry and social exchange: Exploring compliance gaining onlineInformation, Communication & Society, 18(4), 376-389.

Stefanone, M. A., Saxton, G., **Egnoto, M. A., **Wei, W. X., & Fu, R. (2015). Image attributes and diffusion via twitter: The case of #guncontrol. In the Proceedings of the 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS, 2015), 1788-1798. January 5-8, Kauai.

Brouer, R., Stefanone, M. A., Badaway, R. L., **Egnoto, M. J., & Seitz, S. R. (2015). Losing Control of Company Information in the Recruitment Process: The Impact of LinkedIn on Organizational Attraction. In the Proceedings of the 48th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS, 2015), 1879-1889. January 5-8, Kauai.

**Hurley, C. M., **Griffin, D. J., & Stefanone, M. A. (2014). Who told you that? Uncovering the source of believed cues to deception. International Journal of Psychological Studies, 6(1), 19-32.

**Kwon, H., Stefanone, M. A., & Barnett, G. (2014). Social Network Influence on Online Behavioral Choices: Exploring Group Formation on Social Network Sites. American Behavioral Scientist, 58(10), 1345-1360.

**Rui, J., & Stefanone, M.A. (2013). Strategic Self-Presentation Online: A cross-cultural study. Computers in Human Behavior, 29, 110-118.

**Rui, J., & Stefanone, M. A. (2013). Strategic image management online: Self-presentation, self-esteem and social network perspectivesInformation, Communication & Society, 16(8), 1286-1305.

Stefanone, M. A., **Hurley, C. M., & Yang, Z. J. (2013). Antecedents of Online Information Seeking. Information, Communication & Society, 16(1), 61-81.

**Wang, S. S., & Stefanone, M. A. (2013). Showing Off? Human Mobility and the Interplay of Traits, Self-Disclosure, and Facebook Check-Ins. Social Science Computer Review, 31(4), 437-457.

**Chung, C. J., **Nam, Y., & Stefanone, M. A. (2012). Exploring Online News Credibility: The Relative Influence of Traditional and Technological FactorsJournal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17(1), 171-186.

††**Claes, N., **Hurley, C. M., & Stefanone, M. A. (2012). Do Me a Solid? Information Asymmetry, Liking, and Compliance Gaining Online. In the Proceedings of the 45th Annual Hawai'i International Conference on Systems Scienec (HICSS-45), pp. 4417-4426. January 4-7, Maui. ††Best Paper Award, Organizational Systems and Technology track; Communication and Social Networks minitrack.

Stefanone, M. A., Anker, A. E., Evans, M., & Feeley, T. H. (2012). Click to "like" organ donation: The use of online media to promote organ donor registration. Progress in Transplantation, 22(2), 168-174.

Stefanone, M. A., **Kwon, K. H., & **Lackaff, D. (2012). Exploring the Relationship between Perceptions of Social Capital and Enacted Support OnlineJournal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17, 451-466

Jang, C. Y., & Stefanone, M. A. (2011). Non-Directed Self-Disclosure in the Blogosphere: Communication Norms and ContentInformation, Communication & Society, 14(7), 1039-1059.

Stefanone, M. A., **Huang, Y. C., & **Lackaff, D. (2011). Negotiating Social Belonging: Online, offline, and in-between. In Proceedings of the 44 Hawai’i International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS-44), January 4-7, 2011, Poipu, Kauai. IEEE Computer Society Press, Poipu, Hawai'i, 2011.  †Nominated for top paper.

Stefanone, M. A., **Lackaff, D., & Rosen, D. (2011). Contingencies of self-worth and social networking site behaviorCyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking14(1-2), 41-51.

Rosen, D., Stefanone, M. A., & *Lackaff, D. (2010). Online and Offline Social Networks: Investigating Culturally-Specific Behavior and Satisfaction. In the Proceedings of the 43 Annual Hawaii International Conference on Systems Science (HICSS), January 2010. New Brunswick: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE). 

Stefanone, M. A., **Lackaff, D., & Rosen, D. (2010). The Relationship between Traditional MassMedia and "Social Media": Reality Television as a Model for Social Network Site BehaviorJournal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 54(3), 508-525.

Susskind, A., & Stefanone, M. A. (2010). Internet Apprehensiveness: An examination of on-line information seeking and purchasing behavior. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 11, 5-59.

**Wang, S., **Moon, S., **Kwon, K., **Evans, C., & Stefanone, M. A. (2010). Face off: Implications of visual cues on initiating friendship on Facebook. Computers in Human Behavior, 26(2), 226-234.

Jang, C. Y., & Stefanone, M. A. (2009). I Think You Know Who I Am: Bloggers' Perceived IdentifiabilityAssociation for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Weblogs, and Social Media, 234-238. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Press.

Stefanone, M. A., Jang, C. Y., & **Claes, N. (2009). New Media in Context: Environmental Cues and Self-Disclosure on WeblogsSocial Computing (IEEE, SocialCom), 416-423. Los Alamitos, CA: IEEE Press.

Stefanone, M. A., & **Lackaff, D. (2009). Reality Television as a Model for Online Behavior: Blogging, Photo and Video SharingJournal of Computer-Mediated Communication14(4), 964-987.

Stefanone, M. A., & Gay, G. (2008). Structural Reproduction of Social Networks in Computer-Mediated Communication ForumsJournal of Behaviour and Information Technology, 27(2), 97-106. 

Stefanone, M. A., & Jang, C. Y. (2007). Writing for Friends and Family: The Interpersonal Nature of BlogsJournal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 13(1), 123-140.

Stefanone, M. A., Hancock, J., Gay, G., & Ingraffea, A. (2004). Emergent Networks, Locus of Control, and the Pursuit of Social Capital. In the Proceedings of the 2004 Computer Supported Collaborative Work Conference, 592-595. New York: ACM Press.