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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. (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), 2223-2232.

**Rui, J. R., & Stefanone, M. A. (2016). The Desire for Fame: An Extension of Uses and Gratifications Approach. Communication 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), 2028-2037.

**Rui, J. R., *Covert, J.M., Stefanone, M. A., & **Mukherjee, T. (2015). The relationship between on- and offline social behavior and social capital. Social 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 Singapore. American Behavioral Scientist, 59, 1189-1202.

**Kwon, H., **Moon, S., & Stefanone, M. A. (2015). Unspeaking on Facebook? Testing Network Effects on Self-Censorship of Political Expressions in Social Network Sites. Quality & 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.

**Kwon, H., **Moon, S., & Stefanone, M. A. (2014). Unspeaking on Facebook? Testing Network Exposure Effects on Self Censorship of Political Expressions in Social Network Sites. Paper presented at the 64 th Annual meeting of the International Communication Association, Seattle, WA.

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

**Rui, J., & Stefanone, M. A. (2013). The Need for Attention: An Extension of Uses and Gratifications Theory. Paper presented at the 2013 annual convention of the National Communication Association, Washington, D.C.

**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 perspectives. Information, 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 Hypertextuality, Interactivity and Multimediality. Journal 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). The relationship between perceptions of online capital and enacted support. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17, 451-466

Jang, C. Y., & Stefanone, M. A. (2011). Non-Directed Self-Disclosure in the Blogosphere: Communication Norms and Content. Information, 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 behavior. CyberPsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 14(1-2), 41-51.

Rosen, D., Stefanone, M. A., & **Lackaff, D. (2010). Culturally Unique Social Patterns in Computer-Mediated Social Networking. In J. Park and E. Abels (Eds.), Interpersonal Relations and Social Patterns in Communication Technologies: Discourse Norms, Language Structures and Cultural Variables (pp. 354-367).IGI Global Global: Hershey, PA. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-61520-827-2

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 Mass Media and ‘Social Media:’ Reality Television as a Model for Social Network Site Behavior. Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media, 54(3), 508-525.

Stefanone, M. A., **Lackaff, D., & Rosen, D. (2010). Reality Television and Computer -Mediated Identity: Offline Exposure and Online Behavior. In A. Hetsroni (Ed.), Reality Television: Merging the Global and the Local (pp. 25-44). Nova Science Publishers: New York. ISBN: 978-1-61668-315-3

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 identifiability. Association 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 Weblogs. Social 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 Sharing.  Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 14(4), 964-987.

Stefanone, M. A., & Gay, G. (2008). Structural Reproduction of Social Networks in Computer-Mediated Communication Forums. Journal 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 Blogs.  Journal 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.