Books

Journal Articles

Information, Communication & Society

Bivens, R. and Hasinoff, A. A. (2017) “Rape: is there an app for that? An empirical analysis of the features of anti-rape appsInformation, Communication & Society. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/1369118X.2017.1309444

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Bivens, R. and Haimson, O. L. (2016) “Baking Gender Into Social Media Design: How Platforms Shape Categories for Users and AdvertisersSocial Media + Society 2(4): 1-12.

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Bivens, R. (2015) “The gender binary will not be deprogrammed: Ten years of coding gender on FacebookNew Media & Society.

Feminist Media Studies

Bivens, R. (2015) “Under the Hood: The Software in your Feminist ApproachFeminist Media Studies 15(4): 714-717.

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Bivens, R. (2008) “The Internet, Mobile Phones and Blogging: How New Media is Transforming Traditional JournalismJournalism Practice 2(1): 113-129.

Book Chapters

Gender, Sex, and Politics

Bivens, R. and Fairbairn, J. (2015) “Quit Facebook, Don’t Sext and Other Futile Attempts to Protect Youth” in S. Tarrant (ed.) Gender, Sex, and Politics: In the Streets and Between the Sheets in the 21st Century, New York: Routledge.

WebJournalism

Bivens, R. and Li, C. (2009) “Web-Oriented Public Participation in Contemporary China” in G. Monaghan and S. Tunney (eds.) Web Journalism: A New Form of Citizenship?, Brighton: Sussex Academic Press.

Conference Proceedings

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Handel, M. J., Bivens, R., Brubaker, J. R., Haimson, O. L., Lingel, J., & Yarosh, S. (2015). Facebooking in “Face”: Complex Identities Meet Simple Databases. In Proceedings of the 18th ACM Conference Companion on Computer Supported Cooperative Work & Social Computing (pp. 122–125). New York, NY, USA: ACM. http://doi.org/10.1145/2685553.2699337

Encyclopedia Entries

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Bivens, R. (2014) “Morozov Principle” in K. Harvey (ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics, Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

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Bivens, R. (2014) “Shirky Principle” in K. Harvey (ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics, Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Research Reports and Other Publications

Mapping Digital Media Canada

Obar, J. A., Taylor, G., Antoine, D., Bivens, R., Caidi, N., Johnson, A., Middleton, C., and Skinner, D. (2014) “Mapping Digital Media: Canada”, New York: Open Society Foundations.

Sexual Violence & Social Media

Fairbairn, J., Bivens, R., and Dawson, M. (2013) “Sexual Violence and Social Media: Building a Framework for Prevention”, Ottawa: Crime Prevention Ottawa/Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women.

Bivens, R. (2006) “Competing Narratives Exposed: Did you hear that two Palestinians were captured the day before that Israeli soldier was?” Variant 27(Winter): 15-17.