Journal Contents: International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies (IJICST)

Volume 8 (2018)
Issue 1
Article 1
Journalistic Professionalism and User Motivations for Snapchat Video (pages 1-19)
Eun Jeong Lee (Texas State University, San Marcos, USA), Kelly Kaufhold (Texas State University, San Marcos, USA)
Article 2
Social Communication: Recommendations for a Hybrid Approach (pages 20-34)
Michael A. Brown Sr. (Florida Institute of Technology, Yorktown, USA)
Article 3
The International Status of Migrant Workers: Freedom of Movement or Fear of Abuse? (pages 35-60)
Elizabeth Christopher (Macquarie University, North Ryde, Australia)
Issue 2
Article 1
Analyzing the Acquisition and Management of Context (pages 1-12)
Alejandro Rivero-Rodriguez (Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland), Ossi Nykänen (Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland), Robert Piché (Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland)
Article 2
Predicting Medical Resources Required to be Dispatched After Earthquake and Flood, Using Historical Data and Machine Learning Techniques: The COncORDE Emergency Medical Service Use Case (pages 13-35)
Homer Papadopoulos (National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos, Agia Paraskevi, Greece), Antonis Korakis (National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos, Agia Paraskevi, Greece)
Article 3
Participation in Online Social Networks: Theories and Models (pages 36-55)
Giulio Angiani (Department of Information Engineering, University of Parma, Parma, Italy), Paolo Fornacciari (Department of Information Engineering, University of Parma, Parma, Italy), Eleonora Iotti (Department of Information Engineering, University of Parma, Parma, Italy), Monica Mordonini (Department of Information Engineering, University of Parma, Parma, Italy), Michele Tomaiuolo (Department of Information Engineering, University of Parma, Parma, Italy)
Article 4
An Interactive Platform for Sustainable Supply Chains (pages 56-73)
Ye-Sho Chen (Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, USA)
Volume 7 (2017)
Issue 1
Article 1
Blurring the Boundaries: The Impact of Social Media in the Higher Education Classroom (pages 1-14)
Julie A Delello (The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, USA), Kouider Mokhtari (The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, USA)
Article 2
Remote Maintenance and Communication System for Wind Turbines (pages 15-30)
Buket Celik Ünal (Technical University Berlin, Berlin, Germany), Onur Ünal (PAREXEL International Corporation Berlin, Berlin, Germany)
Article 3
“The Leaver” and “The Left”: Sports Fans and Parasocial Divorce (pages 31-47)
Nathan John Rodriguez (Weber State University, Ogden, USA)
Article 4
The Effects of Instagram Hashtags on Social Capital and Online Civic Engagement (pages 48-58)
Eun Jeong Lee (Texas State University, San Marcos, USA)
Issue 2
Article 1
The Effect of Using Class PC and Interactive Boards on Students' Academic Achievement and Creative Thinking: Applied Study on 2nd Grade Science Students at Private Schools (pages 1-23)
Mohamad M. Hileh (Middle East University, Amman, Jordan), Abdel-Aziz Ahmad Sharabati (Middle East University, Amman, Jordan), Tamara Yacoub Nasereddin (Middle East University, Amman, Jordan), Suheir Mustafa Hussein (Middle East University, Amman, Jordan)
Article 2
#iziTRAVELSicilia, a Participatory Storytelling Project/Process: Bottom-Up Involvement of Smart Heritage Communities (pages 24-52)
Elisa Bonacini (CVAST - Center for Virtualization and Applied Spatial Technologies, University of South Florida, Tampa, USA)
Article 3
Reconfigurable Antenna Systems for the Next Generation Devices Based on 4G/5G Standard (pages 53-71)
Massimo Donelli (University of Trento, Dept. of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Trento, Italy)
Volume 6 (2016)
Issue 1
Article 1
Romantic Jealousy on Facebook: Causes and Outcomes (pages 1-16)
Christopher J. Carpenter (Communication Department, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL, USA)
Article 2
Debranding Digital Identity: Personal Branding and Identity Work in a Networked Age (pages 17-34)
Corinne Weisgerber (Communication Department, St. Edward's University, Austin, TX, USA), Shannan Heath Butler (St. Edward's University, Austin, TX, USA)
Article 3
Perceived Stigma, Social Identity, and Group Norms as Predictors of Prosocial Giving in a Fandom (pages 35-49)
Daniel P. Chadborn (Psychology Department, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA, USA), Courtney N. Plante (Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA), Stephen Reysen (Psychology Department, Texas A&M - Commerce, Commerce, TX, USA)
Article 4
Viewing Alone or Together: Linking the Viewing Context for Sexually Explicit Internet Materials to Sex-Related Attitudes (pages 50-64)
Jihyun Kim (Nicholson School of Communication, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, USA), C. Erik Timmerman (Department of Communication Studies, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA)
Volume 5 (2015)
Issue 1
Intercultural New Media Research for the 21st Century
Guest Editorial Preface
Robert Shuter (Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA & Diederich College of Communication, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA), Anastacia Kurylo (Communication Studies, St. Joseph's College, New York City, NY, USA)
Article 1
A Culture of Survivors: SlutWalk, Third Culture, and New Media Communication (pages 1-13)
Jennifer L. Seifert (Scripps College of Communication, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA)
Article 2
Black Nerds, Asian Activists, and Caucasian Dogs: Online Race-based Cultural Group Identities within Facebook Groups (pages 14-25)
Jenny Ungbha Korn (Department of Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA)
Article 3
Tell China's Story Well?: Cultural Framing and Online Contestation (pages 26-40)
Bingjuan Xiong (Department of Communication, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA)
Article 4
Remaking Ancient Virtues for the Virtual World: A Case Study of the “Voice of Longquan” (pages 41-54)
Fan Zhang (School of Media and Communication, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, USA)
Article 5
Self-Disclosure Patterns among Chinese Users in SNS and Face-to-Face Communication (pages 55-69)
Yashu Chen (Hugh Downs School of Human Communication, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA)
Volume 4 (2014)
Issue 1
Social Media in Asia: Rising to the Challenge in Social Inquiries
Guest Editorial Preface
Deborah S. Chung (University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA), Zixue Tai (University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA), Yonghua Zhang (Shanghai University, Shanghai, China)
Article 1
To See and to Be Seen: Chinese White-Collar Workers' Interpretation of Microblogging and Social Capital (pages 1-14)
Xiaoqing Fan (Minzu University of China, Beijing, China), Huan Chen (Penn State Erie, The Behrend College, Erie, PA, USA)
Article 2
Use of SNSs, Political Efficacy, and Civic Engagement among Chinese College Students: Effects of Gratifications and Network Size (pages 15-30)
Qian Xu (Elon University, Elon, NC, USA), Lingling Qi (Nanjing University, Jiangsu, China)
Article 3
“Hey, Look at My Body!”: An Exploratory Study of Body Display on Facebook among Hong Kong Young Adults (pages 31-46)
Lik Sam Chan (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA), Hing Weng Eric Tsang (The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong)
Article 4
Cultural Differences between American and Japanese Self-Presentation on SNSs (pages 47-60)
Kikuko Omori (St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN, USA), Mike Allen (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, USA)
Article 5
The Rise of a Networked Public Sphere: The Role of Social Media in India's Media Landscape (pages 61-73)
Debashis ‘Deb' Aikat (School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA)
Issue 2
Social Media Today and Tomorrow
Editorial Preface
Tatyana Dumova (School of Communication, Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
Article 1
Seriously Social: Young Adults, Social Media and News (pages 1-13)
Kelly Kaufhold (School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, USA)
Article 2
A Study on Job Cognition of Internet Pushing Hands (pages 14-32)
Mei Wu (Department of Communication, University of Macau, Macau, China), Zhiqun Chen (School of Journalism and Information Communication, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China)
Article 3
Evaluating Social Media: Towards a Practical Model for Measuring Social Media Influence (pages 33-49)
Shahizan Hassan (Othman Yeop Abdullah Graduate School of Business, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia), Norshuhada Shiratuddin (School of Multimedia Technology and Communication, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia), Nor Laily Hashim (School of Computing, Universiti Utara Malaysia, Sintok, Malaysia), Feng Li (Cass Business School, City University of London, London, UK)
Article 4
Social Media Usage, Social Relations, and a Sense of Community in Indonesia (pages 50-63)
Hamideh Molaei (Department of Media and Communications, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia)
Article 5
Self-Presentation Strategies among Users of Social Networking Sites (pages 64-78)
Azza Abdel-Azim Mohamed Ahmed (Cairo University, Giza, Egypt and Abu-Dhabi University, Abu Dhabi, UAE)
Net Smart: How to Thrive Online
Book Review
Laura Jennings (School of Communication, Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
Volume 3 (2013)
Issue 1
Technology-Mediated Online Behavior
Guest Editorial Preface
Rosanna E. Guadagno (National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, USA)
Article 1
Making “Real” Connections: The Perceived Reality of Online Interactions (pages 1-19)
Jenna L. Clark (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA), Melanie C. Green (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA)
Article 2
Social Influence Online: A Tale of Gender Differences in the Effectiveness of Authority Cues (pages 20-31)
Bradley M. Okdie (The Ohio State University at Newark, Newark, OH, USA), Rosanna E. Guadagno (The National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, USA), Petia K. Petrova (Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, USA), Wyley B. Shreves (The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA)
Article 3
Building Marketing Relationships on Twitter: A Content Analysis of University Twitter Accounts (pages 32-46)
Brandi A. Watkins (The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA), Regina Lewis (The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA)
Article 4
Second Life in the Psychology Classroom: Teaching and Research Possibilities (pages 47-56)
John E. Edlund (Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA), Jessica L. Hartnett (Gannon University, Erie, PA, USA)
Article 5
Facebook History Collector: A New Method for Directly Collecting Data from Facebook (pages 57-67)
Rosanna E. Guadagno (National Science Foundation, Arlington VA, USA), Tonio A. Loewald (Loewald New Media, Arlington VA, USA), Nicole L. Muscanell (The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA), Joan M. Barth (The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA), Melissa K. Goodwin (The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA), Yang Yang (The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA)
Issue 2
Social Interaction Technology in Context
Editorial Preface
Tatyana Dumova (Point Park University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA)
Article 1
Connecting Real and Virtual Neighbors: The Interplay between Physical Space, Civic Journalism, and Online Community (pages 1-15)
Robin Blom (Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA), Jonathan S. Morgan (Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA), Paul Zube (Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI, USA), Brian J. Bowe (Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA)
Article 2
Studying Physical Activity Using Social Media: An Analysis of the Added Value of RunKeeper Tweets (pages 16-28)
Jeroen Stragier (Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium), Peter Mechant (iMinds, & Department of Communication Studies, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium), Lieven De Marez (iMinds, & Department of Communication Studies, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium)
Article 3
Using Conceptual Models to Implement Natural Language Pedagogic Agent-Student Conversations (pages 29-47)
Diana Pérez-Marín (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain), Carlos Caballero (Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain)
Article 4
Historic Times v. Sullivan and Gertz v. Welch Supreme Court Decisions and Online Social Media Libel Law (pages 48-58)
Joshua Azriel (Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, USA), Charles Mayo (Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, USA)
Twitter: Social Communication in the Twitter Age
Book Review
Pamela E. Walck (E.W. Scripps School of Journalism, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA)
Volume 2 (2012)
Issue 1
Article 1
The Business Value of Consumer Participation through Social Media (pages 1-17)
Miia Kosonen (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland), Hanna-Kaisa Ellonen (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland)
Article 2
A Robust Interactive Narrative Framework for Edutainment (pages 18-35)
Samiullah Paracha (Yufu City Board of Education, Japan), Osamu Yoshie (Waseda University, Japan)
Article 3
Illusions of Empowerment: Re-Interpreting the Blogger’s Social Media Dream (pages 36-51)
Corinne Weisgerber (St. Edward’s University, USA)
Article 4
Measuring Blog Influence: Recognition, Activity Generation, and Novelty (pages 52-68)
Shahizan Hassan (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia), Norshuhada Shiratuddin (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia), Mohd Fo’ad Sakdan (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia), Nor Laily Hashim (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia), Mohd Samsu Sajat (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia)
Article 5
OpenStreetMap (pages 69-78)
Kevin Curran (University of Ulster, UK), John Crumlish (University of Ulster, UK), Gavin Fisher (University of Ulster, UK)
Issue 2
Article 1
Studying Web 2.0 Interactivity: A Research Framework and Two Case Studies (pages 1-18)
Peter Mechant (iMinds, & Department of Communication Studies, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium), Lieven De Marez (iMinds, & Department of Communication Studies, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium)
Article 2
Moderating Effects of Novelty and Spontaneity on Personal Electronic Communication at Work (pages 19-32)
Pruthikrai Mahatanankoon (School of Information Technology, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, USA)
Article 3
Did U Get My Txt Msg?: Graduate Students’ Text Messaging Uses and Gratifications (pages 33-48)
Cathy Marie Quast Sowa (Department of Counseling and Student Development, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, USA), Rodney K. Marshall (Department of Communication Studies, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, USA)
Article 4
Beauty in the Background: A Content Analysis of Females in Interactive Digital Games (pages 49-62)
Ashley D. Cox (University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA), Cassie A. Eno (Center for Academic Excellence, Bellevue University, Bellevue, NE, USA), Rosanna E. Guadagno (National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, USA)
Article 5
Conference Report: The 6th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media, June 4-7, 2012 (pages 63-68)
Lemi Baruh (Department of Media & Visual Arts, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey)
Article 6
The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy (pages 69-71)
Carmen Stavrositu (Department of Communications, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO, USA)
Volume 1 (2011)
Issue 1
Exploring Interactivity
Editorial Preface
Tatyana Dumova (Point Park University, USA)
Article 1
Does Interactivity Serve the Public Interest?: The Role of Political Blogs in Deliberative Democracy (pages 1-18)
Kim Garris (Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, USA), Jamie Guillory (Cornell University, USA), S. Shyam Sundar (Pennsylvania State University, USA)
Article 2
Identification, Transparency, Interactivity: Towards a New Paradigm for Credibility for Single-Voice Blogs (pages 19-35)
Brian Carroll (Berry College, USA), R. Randolph Richardson (Berry College, USA)
Article 3
Towards a New Model of Co-Creation of Value in E-Learning Service Systems (pages 36-49)
Lorna Uden (Staffordshire University, UK)
Article 4
Issue 2
Blogging across Borders and Cultures
Editorial Preface
Tatyana Dumova (Point Park University, USA)
Article 1
Who Blogs in 2010?: An Updated Look at Individual Differences in Blogging (pages 1-13)
Bradley M. Okdie (Ohio State University at Newark, USA), Rosanna E. Guadagno (University of Alabama, USA), Daniel M. Rempala (University of Hawaii at Manoa, USA), Cassie A. Eno (Waldorf College, USA)
Article 2
Jumping the Border in the Blogosphere?: A Cross-Cultural Comparative Study on the Motives of American, Russian, and German Bloggers for Writing and Commenting (pages 14-28)
Nina Haferkamp (Dresden University of Technology, Germany), Anh D. Lam-chi (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany), Nicole C. Krämer (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
Article 3
Hypercitizens from a Distinct Society: Characterizing Quebec’s Political Bloggers’ Online and Offline Political Involvement (pages 29-45)
Thierry Giasson (Université Laval, Canada), Vincent Raynauld (Carleton University, Canada), Cyntia Darisse (Université Laval, Canada)
Article 4
The Status of Journalistic Routines within Reporter-Run Political Blogs (pages 46-55)
Robert Andrew Dunn (East Tennessee State University, USA)
Article 5
Reflections on the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election in the Turkish Blogosphere (pages 56-67)
Mehmet Yilmaz (Ege University, Turkey), Umit Isikdag (Beykent University, Turkey)
The 4th Annual International Symposium for Emerging Technologies for Online Learning, July 11-13, 2011
Conference Report
Bryan Alexander (National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education, USA)
The Use of Technology in Mental Health: Applications, Ethics and Practice
Book Review
Jasmine Harvey (University of Nottingham, UK)