Below is a list of selected publications by researchers at Ryerson University Social Media Lab. Please visit Dr. Gruzd’s homepage for a complete list of his publications.

§ Kwon, K.H. & Gruzd, A. (2017). Is Offensive Commenting Contagious Online? Examining Public vs. Interpersonal Swearing in Response to Donald Trump’s YouTube Campaign Videos. Internet Research. https://doi.org/10.1108/IntR-02-2017-0072

§ Gruzd, A., Paulin, D., & Haythornthwaite, C. (2016). Analyzing Social Media and Learning Through Content and Social Network Analysis: A Faceted Methodological Approach. Journal of Learning Analytics 3(3), 46-71. http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/index.php/JLA/article/view/4638/5753

§  Gruzd, A., Haythornthwaite, C., Paulin, D., Gilbert, S., & Esteve del Valle, M. (2016). Uses and gratifications factors for social media use in teaching: Instructors’ perspectives. New Media and Society. http://nms.sagepub.com/content/early/2016/08/08/1461444816662933.abstract

§  Gruzd, A. and Tsyganova, K. (2015), Information wars and online activism during the 2013/2014 crisis in Ukraine: Examining the social structures of Pro- and Anti-Maidan groups. Policy & Internet. DOI: 10.1002/poi3.91

§ White, B., Castleden, H., & Gruzd, A. (2015). Talking to Twitter users: Motivations behind Twitter use on the Alberta oil sands and the Northern Gateway Pipeline. First Monday, 20(1). DOI: 10.5210/fm.v20i1.5404

§ Gruzd, A. and Roy, J. (2014), Investigating Political Polarization on Twitter: A Canadian Perspective. Policy & Internet 6(1): 28–45. DOI: 10.1002/1944-2866.POI354

§ Gruzd, A. & Haythornthwaite, C. (2013). Enabling community through social media. Journal of Medical Internet Research 15(10):e248. doi: 10.2196/jmir.2796. PubMed PMID: 24176835.

§ Gruzd, A., (2013). Emotions in the Twitterverse and Implications for User Interface Design, AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction 5(1):42-56. Available at http://aisel.aisnet.org/thci/vol5/iss1/4

§ Martin, J.M.G., Gruzd, A., Howard, V. (2013). Navigating an imagined Middle–earth: Finding and analyzing text–based and film–based mental images of Middle–earth through TheOneRing.net online fan community.  First Monday18(5 – 6). DOI: 10.5210%2Ffm.v18i5.4529

§ Gruzd, A., Staves, K., Wilk, A. (2012). Connected Scholars: Examining the Role of Social Media in Research Practices of Faculty using the UTAUT model. Computers in Human Behavior 28 (6), 2340-2350, DOI: j.chb.2012.07.004

§ Gruzd, A. and Sedo, D.R. (2012) #1b1t: Investigating Reading Practices at the Turn of the Twenty-first Century. Journal of Studies in Book Culture 3(2). Available at http://id.erudit.org/iderudit/1009347ar

§ Gruzd, A., Black, F.A., Le,Y., Amos, K. (2012). Investigating Biomedical Research Literature in the Blogosphere: A Case Study of Diabetes and HbA1c. Journal of the Medical Library Association 100(1). DOI: 10.3163/1536-5050.100.1.007

§ Takhteyev, Y., Gruzd, A., and Wellman, B. (2012). Geography of Twitter Networks. Social Networks, Special issue on Space and Networks, 34(1): 73-81. DOI:10.1016/j.socnet.2011.05.006. 

§ Gruzd, A., Wellman, B., and Takhteyev, Y. (2011). Imagining Twitter as an Imagined Community. American Behavioral Scientist, Special issue on Imagined Communities 55 (10): 1294-1318, DOI: 10.1177/0002764211409378. 

§ Chung, C.J., Gruzd, A., Park, H.W. (2010). Developing an e-Research Tool for Humanities and Social Sciences: Korean Internet Network Miner on Blogosphere. Journal of Humanities (????)  60(12): 429-446. ISSN 1598-2211. Available at http://www.dbpia.co.kr/Journal/ArticleDetail/2608490

§ Osatuyi, B., Steffen-Fluhr, N., Gruzd, A., and Collins, R. (2010). An Empirical Investigation of Gender Dynamics and Organizational Change. The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management 10(3): 23-36.

§ Gruzd, A. (2009). Studying Collaborative Learning Using Name Networks. Journal of Education for Library and Information Science 50(4): 243-253.

§ Gruzd, A., Jacobson, J., Wellman, B., & Mai, P. (2016). Understanding communities in an age of social media: the good, the bad, and the complicated. Information, Communication & Society, 19(9), 1187–1193. http://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2016.1187195 [Table of Contents]

§ Gruzd, A. (2015). Social Media & Society in Big Data and Society. DOI: 10.1177/2053951715621570

§ Gruzd, A. & Wellman, B. (2014). Networked Influence in Social Media: Introduction to the Special Issue. American Behavioral Scientist 58: 1251-1259, doi:10.1177/0002764214527087 [Table of Contents]

§ Gruzd, A. & O’Bright, B. (2017) Big Data and Political Science: The Case of VKontakte and the 2014 Euromaidan Revolution in Ukraine. In Sloan, L., & Quan-Haase, A. (Eds.). The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods.

§ Gruzd, A., Mai P., and Kampen, A. (2017).  A how-to for using Netlytic to collect and analyze social media data: A case study of the use of Twitter during the 2014 Euromaidan Revolution in Ukraine. In Sloan, L., & Quan-Haase, A. (Eds.). The SAGE Handbook of Social Media Research Methods.

§ Dang, A., Moh’d, A., Gruzd, A., Milios, E., & Minghim, R. (2017). An Offline–Online Visual Framework for Clustering Memes in Social Media. In M. Kaya, Ö. Erdoǧan, & J. Rokne (Eds.), From Social Data Mining and Analysis to Prediction and Community Detection (pp. 1–29). Springer International Publishing. Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-51367-6_1

§ Gruzd, A., & Roy, J. (2016). Social Media and Local Government in Canada: An Examination of Presence and Purpose. In M. Z. Sobaci (Ed.), Social Media and Local Governments (pp. 79–94). Springer International Publishing. Available at http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-319-17722-9_5

§ Gruzd, A. (2014). Online Communities, in Reda Alhajj and Jon Rokne (Eds). Encyclopedia of Social Network Analysis and Mining. Springer. Available at http://link.springer.com/referenceworkentry/10.1007/978-1-4614-6170-8_81

§ Gruzd, A. (2012). Non-Academic and Academic Social Networking Sites for Online Scholarly Communities. In Neal, D.R. (Ed.) Social Media for Academics: A practical guide. Chandos Publishing.

§ Gruzd, A. (2011). Exploring Virtual Communities with the Internet Community Text Analyzer (ICTA). In Ben Kei Daniel (Ed.), Handbook of Research on Methods and Techniques for Studying Virtual Communities: Paradigms and Phenomena. IGI Global, pp. 205-223.

§ Gruzd, A. & Haythornthwaite, C. (2011). Networking Online: Cyber?ommunities. In Scott, J. & Carrington, P. (Eds.), Handbook of Social Network Analysis. London: Sage, pp. 449-487.

§ Gruzd, A. & Twidale M. (2011). Multitasking Made Easy: Supporting Academic Writing in Digital Libraries with an Ambient Search System, In Kuo Hung Huang (Ed.), Digital Libraries – Methods and Applications. Intech. ISBN: 978-953-307-203-6. Available at http://www.intechopen.com/articles/show/title/multitasking-made-easy-supporting-academic-writing-in-digital-libraries-with-an-ambient-search-system

§ Haythornthwaite, C. & Gruzd, A. (2007). A Noun Phrase Analysis Tool for Mining Online Community. In Steinfield, C., Pentland, B., Ackerman, M. & Contractor, N. (Eds.), Communities and Technologies 2007: Proceedings of the Third Communities and Technologies Conference, Michigan State University 2007. Springer, pp. 67-86. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-84628-905-7_4

§ Gruzd, A., Jacobson, J., Dubois, E. (2017). You’re Hired: Examining Acceptance of Social Media Screening of Job Applicants. In Proceedings of the 23rd Americas Conference on Information Systems, August 10-12, 2017, Boston, MA, USA.

§ Song, M.Y. & Gruzd, A. (2017). Examining Sentiments and Popularity of Pro- and Anti-Vaccination Videos on YouTube. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Social Media & Society (#SMSociety17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 17, 8 pages. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3097286.3097303

§ Gruzd, A., Jacobson, J., Dubois, E. (2017). Information Visualizations as a Tool to Study Users’ Social Media Privacy Concerns. In Proceedings of the Canadian Association for Information Science (CAIS) conference, May 31 – June 2, 2017, Toronto, ON, Canada.

§ Kwon, K. H., & Gruzd, A. (2017). Is Aggression Contagious Online? A Case of Swearing on Donald Trump’s Campaign Videos on YouTube. In Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Available at https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/41417

§ Collins, R., & Gruzd, A. (2017). Learning within Digital Media: Investigating the Relationships Between Student Citation Networks, Assignment Structures, and Learning Outcomes. In Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Available at https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/41407

§ Esteve Del Valle, M., Gruzd, A., Haythornthwaite, C., Paulin, D., & Gilbert, S. (2017). Social Media in Educational Practice: Faculty Present and Future Use of Social Media in Teaching. In Proceedings of the 50th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. Available at https://scholarspace.manoa.hawaii.edu/handle/10125/41169

§ Tsyganova, K., Tsyganov, D. & Gruzd, A. (2016). Comparing Friendship vs Communication Networks among Members of Politically Motivated Online Groups. In Proceedings of the Internet, Policy & Politics Conference, September 22-23, 2016, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK. 

§ Nizam, N., Watters, C., & Gruzd, A. (2016). Improving Website Navigation with the Wisdom of Crowds. In Proceedings of the 27th ACM Conference on Hypertext and Social Media (HT ’16). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 337-339. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2914586.2914607

§ Gruzd, A., Jacobson, J., Dubois, E. (2016). Hacking the Storage and Preservation of Social Media Data. In Proceedings of the 2016 iConference. http://doi.org/10.9776/16551

§ Absar, R., Gruzd, A., Haythornthwaite, C., & Paulin, D. (2016). Linking Online Identities and Content in Connectivist MOOCs across Multiple Social Media Platforms. In Proceedings of the WWW 2016 Conference, April 11-15, 2016, Montréal, Québec, Canada. http://doi.org/10.1145/2872518.289045

§ Dang, A., Moh’d, A., Gruzd, A., Milios, E., and Minghim, R. (2015). A Visual Framework for Clustering Memes in Social Media. In Proceedings of the 2015 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM), August 25-28, 2015, Paris, France. http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2808797.2808830

§ Absar, R., Gruzd, A., Haythornthwaite, C., & Paulin, D. (2015). Media Multiplexity in Connectivist MOOCs. In Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Learning Analytics and Knowledge (pp. 424–425). New York, NY, USA: ACM. http://doi.org/10.1145/2723576.2723654

§ Gruzd, A., Haythornthwaite, C., Paulin, D., Absar, R. and Huggett, M. (2014). Learning analytics for the social media age. In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Learning Analytics And Knowledge (LAK ’14). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 254-256. DOI:10.1145/2567574.2576773 ACM DL Author-ize serviceFree full-text access

§ Nizam, N., Watters, C., Gruzd, A. (2014). Link Sharing on Twitter during Popular Events: Implications for Social Navigation on Websites. In Proceedings of the 47th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS ’14). IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA, 1745-1754. DOI:10.1109/HICSS.2014.222

§ Gruzd, A., & Goertzen, M. (2013). Wired Academia: Why Social Science Scholars Are Using Social Media. The 46th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS): 3332-3341, DOI: 10.1109/HICSS.2013.614

§ Steffen-Fluhr, N., Collins, R., Passerini, K., Wu, B., Gruzd, A., Zhu, M., Hiltz, R. (2012). Leveraging Social Network Data to Support Faculty Mentoring: Best Practices. Women in Engineering Program Advocates Network (WEPAN) National Conference, June 25-27, 2012, Columbus, OH., USA.

§ Haythornthwaite, C. and Gruzd, A. (2012). Exploring Patterns and Configurations in Networked Learning Texts. Proceedings of the 45th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 4-7, Maui, HI, USA. http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/HICSS.2012.268

§ Gruzd, A., Staves, K., and Wilk, A. (2011). Tenure and Promotion in the Age of Online Social Media. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Conference, October 9-13, 2011, New Orleans, LA, USA. DOI: 10.1002/meet.2011.14504801154

§ Gruzd, A., Doiron, S., and Mai, P. (2011). Is Happiness Contagious Online? A Case of Twitter and the 2010 Winter Olympics. Proceedings of the 44th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), January 4-7, Kauai, HI, USA. DOI: 10.1109/HICSS.2011.259.

§ Steffen-Fluhr, N., Gruzd, A., Collins, R. and Osatuyi,B. (2010). N is for Network: New Tools for Mapping Organizational Change. National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates (NAMEPA)/ Women in Engineering Program Advocates Network (WEPAN) 4th Joint Conference, April 12-14, 2010, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

§ Gruzd, A., Wong, J. (2010). Blogging with CONTEXT: A context-aware information retrieval system for bloggers. Proceedings of the 3rd Information Interaction in Context Symposium, August 18-22, 2010, New Brunswick, NJ, USA. DOI: 10.1145/1840784.1840827

§ Gruzd, A. (2009). Automated Discovery of Emerging Online Communities Among Blog Readers: A Case Study of a Canadian Real Estate Blog. Proceedings of the Internet Research 10.0 Conference, October 7-11, 2009, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

§ Gruzd, A. (2009). Automated Discovery of Social Networks in Text-Based Online Communities. Position Paper. Proceedings of the GROUP’09 Conference, Doctoral Consortium, May 10-13, 2009, Sanibel Island, FL, USA. DOI: 10.1145/1531674.1531733 (Paper Acceptance Rate: 36%)

§ Gruzd, A. (2009). Name Networks: A Content-Based Method for Automated Discovery of Social Networks to Study Collaborative Learning. Proceedings of the Association for Library and Information Science Education (ALISE) Conference, January 19-23, 2009, Denver, CO, USA.

§ Gruzd, A. & Haythornthwaite, C. (2008). The Analysis of Online Communities using Interactive Content-based Social Networks. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) Conference, October 24-29, 2008, Columbus, OH, USA, pp. 523-527. DOI: 10.1002/meet.2008.1450450318

§ Haythornthwaite, C. & Gruzd, A. (2008). Analyzing Networked Learning Texts. Proceedings of Networked Learning Conference, Halkidiki, Greece, May 5-6, 2008, pp. 136-143.

§ Gruzd, A. & Twidale, M.B. (2006). Write While You Search: Ambient Searching of a Digital Library in the Context of Writing. Proceedings of the 1st International Workshop on Digital Libraries in the Context of Users’ Broader Activities (DL-CUBA) at the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL’06), Chapel Hill, NC, USA, pp. 13-16.

§ Gruzd, A. (2012). Examining Polarization in Political Social Media: A Case of Twitter and the 2011 Canadian Federal Election. Proceedings of the 40th Canadian Association for Information Science conference, May 30 – June 2, 2012, Waterloo, O.N., Canada.

§ Gruzd, A., Wilk, A. and Staves, K. (2011). Scholarly Practices in the Age of Online Social Media. Proceedings of the 39th Canadian Association for Information Science Conference, June 2 – 4, 2011, Fredericton, N.B. Canada.

§ Gruzd, A., Wellman, B. and Tahkteyev, Y. (2011). Imagining Twitter as an Imagined Community, Conference paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference, May 26-30, 2011, Boston.

§ Dimitrova, D., Mok, D., Gruzd, A., Mo, G.Y., Hayat, Z. and Wellman, B. (2011). Networked Science: Discipline and Distance in Research Collaboration (NAVEL), Conference paper presented at the International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, February 8-13, 2011, St Pete Beach, FL.

§ Hayat, Z., Dimitrova, D., Gruzd, A., Mo, G.Y., and Wellman, B. (2011). Collaboration and Productivity in Network Organizations, Conference paper presented at the International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, February 8-13, 2011, St Pete Beach, FL.

§ Mo, G.Y., Dimitrova, D., Gruzd, A., Hayat, Z., and Wellman, B. (2011). Centrality and Hierarchy in a Networked Organization, Conference paper presented at the International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, February 8-13, 2011, St Pete Beach, FL.

§ Mo, G.Y., Dimitrova, D., Gruzd, A., Hayat, Z., and Wellman, B. (2011). Sequencing in Information Dissemination in Scholarly Networks, Conference paper presented at the International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, February 8-13, 2011, St Pete Beach, FL.

§ Gruzd, A. & Staves, K. (2011). Trends in scholarly use of online social media. Position paper presented at the Workshop on Changing Dynamics of Scientific Collaboration, the 44th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS). Available at http://dalspace.library.dal.ca/handle/10222/14427

§ Osatuyi, B., Steffen-Fluhr, N., Gruzd, A., and Collins, R. (2010). An Empirical Investigation of Gender Dynamics and Organizational Change: The Co-Authorship Network Analysis Approach. Management Conference, July 26-29, 2010, Montréal, QC, Canada.

§ Gruzd, A., Chung, C.J., Park, H.W. (2010). Studying online conversations in the Korean blogosphere: A network approach. Conference paper presented at the International Network of Social Network Analysis (INSNA) Conference, Session on Words and Networks, June 29 – July 04, 2010, Trento, Italy.

§ Wellman, B., Dimitrova, D., Gruzd, A., Mok, D., Hyatt, Z., Guangying, M. (2010). The role of ties in initiating collaborative research, Conference paper presented at the International Network of Social Network Analysis (INSNA) Conference, June 29 – July 04, 2010, Trento, Italy.

§ Takhteyev, Y., Gruzd, A., and Wellman, B. (2010). Geography of Twitter Networks. Conference paper presented at the International Network of Social Network Analysis (INSNA) Conference, Session on Twitter Networks, June 29 – July 04, 2010, Trento, Italy.

§ Collins, R., Osatuyi, B., Steffen-Fluhr, N., and Gruzd, A. (2010). Women in Academia: Examining Women’s Positions in Social Networks Based on Faculty Co-authorship Data. Conference paper presented at the 13th Biannual Conference of the Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology (CCWESTT), May 13-15, 2010, Winnipeg, MB, Canada.

§ Wellman, B., Gruzd, A. and Takhteyev, Y. (2009). Networking on Twitter: A Case Study of a Networked Social Operating System. Workshop on Information in Networks (WIN), September 25-26, 2009, New York City, NY, USA.

§ Gruzd, A., Takhteyev, Y. and Wellman, B. (2009). A Tweetise on Twitter: Networked Individualism Online. Thematic Session on Imagined Communities in the 21st Century, American Sociological Association, August 8-11, 2009, San Francisco, CA, USA.

§ Gruzd, A. (2007). Web APIs: A Step towards Greater Mobility of User-Created Data across Social Networking Websites and Their Implications for Research in Information Behavior. Position Paper, SIG USE 2007 Research Symposium on Mobility and Social Networks in Information Behavior, October 20, 2007, Milwaukee, WI, USA.

§ Gruzd, A. & Haythornthwaite, C. (2008). Automated Discovery and Analysis of Social Networks from Threaded Discussions. Conference paper presented at the International Network of Social Network Analysis (INSNA) Conference, St. Pete Beach, Florida, January 22-27, 2008. http://anatoliygruzd.com/pub/Gruzd_Hay_INSNA2008.pdf 

Foreign Affairs, “How Twitter Makes the Internet More Local.” Written by Yuri Takhteyev, Barry Wellman, and Anatoliy Gruzd, 04/04/2012.

FOCUS Newsletter on University Teaching and Learning,Universities and Social Networking: What’s there for us?“ Written by Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd(Vol. 19 (#1), pp. 6-7) Spring 2011.

SAAB Magazine, It’s a ‘Twittermobile!”  Written by Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd and Philip Mai (Vol. 10(#2), pp. 52-53) 02/01/2011.