Michael A. Stefanone


Michael A. Stefanone.

Michael A. Stefanone


Michael A. Stefanone


Director of the Department's Program in Singapore

Research Topics

Computer-mediated communication; Social media; Social networks

Overview Background Publications

Recent Peer-Reviewed Manuscripts

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

Stefanone, M. A., *Yue, Z., & *Toh, Z. (2019). A Social Cognitive Approach to Traditional Media Content and Social Media Use: Selfie-Related Behavior as Competitive Strategy. New Media and Society, 21(2), 317-335. Michael A. Stefanone 4 of 21

 *Covert, J. M., & Stefanone, M. A. (2019). Does rejection hurt? Examining the effects of network monitoring and exposure to online social exchange signals. Forthcoming in the journal Social Science Computer Review.

*Covert, J.M., & Stefanone, M.A., Foucault-Welles, B., *Yue, Z., & *Toh, Z. (2018). If I don't see it, does it still hurt? Examining attention to social exclusion signals online.  In the Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society, Copenhagen, Denmark, July 2018.

**Rui, R., & Stefanone, M. A. (2018). That tagging was annoying: An extension of expectancy violation theory to impression management on soical network sites. Computers in Human Behavior, 80, 49-58. Doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2017.11.001. 

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 8th 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.

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.

**Egnoto, M.J., **Sirianni, J., *Ortega, C.R. & Stefanone, M.A., (2015). Death on the Digital Landscape: An investigation into the benefits of online memorials for the grieving process. Journal of Death and Dying, 69(3), 283-304.

**Kwon, H., **Moon, S., & Stefanone, M. A. (2015). Unspeaking on Facebook? Testing Network Effects on Self-Censorship of Political Expressions in Social Network SitesQuality & Quantity, 49(4), 1417-1435.

**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.

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.

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.

**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 Behavioral Choices: Exploring Online Group Formation on Social Network Sites. American Behavioral Scientist, 58(10), 1345-1360.

**Xu, W., Li, L., Stefanone, M. A., & Fu, R. (2014). Does social media users’ commenting behavior differ by their local community tie? A computer–assisted linguistic analysis approach. First Monday, 19(1). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210%2Ffm.v19i1.4821

**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.

**Xu, W. W., Stefanone, M. A., & **Rui, J. R. (2013). The Benefits and Burdens of Network Diversity: Political Engagement on Social Networking Sites. First Monday, 18(2). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210%2Ffm.v18i9.4822

**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.

Jang, C. Y., & Stefanone, M. A. (2011). Self disclosure on public blogs: The effects of gender, personal traits, and perceived context. IADIS International Journal on WWW/Internet, 9(2), available online at http://www.iadis.org/ijwi/

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., **Kwon, K., & **Lackaff, D. (2011). The value of online ‘friends’: Networked resources via social network sites. First Monday, 16(2), available online at http://www.uic.edu/htbin/cgiwrap/bin/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/ 3314/2763

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 Mass Media 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 BehaviorJournal 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.

Cho, H.C., Lee, J.L., Stefanone, M. A., & Gay, G. (2005). Development of Computer-Supported Collaborative Social Networks in an Online Learning Community.  Journal of Behaviour and Information Technology, 24(6), 435-447.

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. 

Gay, G., Stefanone, M. A., Grace-Martin, M., & Hembrooke, H. (2000) The Effects of Wireless Computing in Collaborative Learning Environments. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 13(2), 257-277.