Intelligent Personal Assistants and the Intercultural Negotiations of Dataveillance in Platformed Households
Pridmore, J., Zimmer, M., Vitak, J., Mols, A., Trottier, D., Kumar, P. C., & Liao, Y.,
Surveillance and Society, 17-(1/2).125.31. (2018).
Keywords: Smart home assistant, intelligent personal assistant, Amazon Alexa, Google Home, privacy
‘There’s Nothing Really They Can Do with This Information’: Unpacking How Users Manage Privacy Boundaries for Personal Fitness Information
Zimmer, M., Kumar, P., Vitak, J., Liao, Y., & Kritikos, K.C.
Information, Communication and Society, 1-18. (2018).
Keywords: Fitness trackers; personal fitness information; privacy; communication privacy management; quantified self
‘I Knew It Was Too Good To Be True’: The Challenges Economically Disadvantaged Users Face in Assessing Trustworthiness, Avoiding Scams, and Developing Self-Efficacy Online
Vitak, J., Liao, Y., Subramaniam, M., and Kumar, P.
Proceedings of the ACM: Human-Computer Interaction, 2(CSCW), Article 176, pp. 1-25. [26 percent acceptance rate]. (2018).
Keywords: Privacy; security; low socioeconomic status; digital literacy.
What Residents Say About Communicating with Patients: A Preliminary Examination of Doctor-to-Doctor Interaction Online
Robinson, J. D., Turner, J. W., Morris, & Liao, Y.
Health Communication, 31(11), 1405-1411. (2016).
Keywords: Online community; Health communication, Social support; Qualitative
Understanding Grassroots NGO’s Microblogging Strategy: Social Engagement and Self-presentation
Liao, Y. & Pan, S.
Chinese Journal of Journalism and Communication, Vol. 37 (5), 23-37. (2013).
Keywords: NGO; Social media; Self-presentation; Content analysis; Statistical analysis
Understanding the Role of Privacy and Trust in Intelligent Personal Assistant Adoption
Liao, Y., Vitak, J., Kumar, P., Zimmer, M., & Kritikos, K.
In Proceedings of the 14th Annual iConference. [Acceptance Rate: 33%]. Forthcoming.
Keywords: Fitness tracking; Privacy; Fitbit; Jawbone; Quantified Self; Smartphones
Living with HIV/AIDS: Exploring Vloggers' Narratives on YouTube
Jindal, G., & Liao, Y.
SMSociety '18. Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society
Pages 320-324. 2018
Keywords: Vlogging; YouTube; HIV/AIDS; stigma; online social networks; social support
Privacy Attitudes and Data Valuation Among Fitness Tracker Users
Vitak, J., Liao, Y., Kumar, P., Zimmer, M., & Kritikos, K.
In Proceedings of the 13th Annual iConference. Sheffield, UK. Mar 25-28, 2018. [Acceptance Rate: 30%].
The Role of Self-efficacy in Health Information Avoidance
Liao, Y., Jindal, G., & St. Jean, B.
Keywords: Health information behaviour; Self-efficacy; Trust; Statistical modeling
Is Ignorance Really Bliss: Exploring the Interrelationships among Information Avoidance
St. Jean, B., Jindal, G., & Liao, Y.
In Proceedings of the 80th Annual Conference of the Association for Information Science and Technology. Washington, DC. 2017. [Acceptance Rate: 29%].
Keywords: Information behaviour, Health Literacy; Quantitative
Librarians as Information Intermediaries: Navigating Tensions Between Being Helpful and Being Liable
Vitak, J., Liao, Y., Kumar, P., Subramaniam, M.
Keywords: Information informediary, Focus group; Privacy; Trust; Qualitative
Benefits and Risks of Personal Health Information Sharing Online: Health Social Network Site Users’ Privacy Concerns and Self-Protection Strategies
Liao, Y. & Vitak, J.
Accepted at the 68th Annual International Communication Association (ICA) Conference. Prague, Czech. May 24-28, 2018. [Acceptance Rate: 33%].
Keywords: Online community; Communication affordances; CMC; Privacy
Unpacking How Users Manage Privacy Boundaries for Personal Fitness Information
Zimmer, M., Kumar, P., Kritikos, K, Liao, Y. & Vitak, J..
Keywords: Communication privacy management; Fitness trackers; Privacy; Quantified self
How Communication Technologies Introduce Privacy Turbulence in Families During Late Adolescence
Vitak, J., Liao, Y. & Kumar, P.
Keywords: Social media; Communication privacy management; Family communication
Youth Resilience to Internet Censorship in China: Technology as Empowerment and a Path to Self-Actualized Citizenship
Presented at the 67th Annual International Communication (ICA) Conference. May 25-29, 2017. [Acceptance Rate: 37%].
Keywords: Counter-censorship technology; Self-actualizing citizenship; Survey
Health Justice: The Central Roles of Health Literacy and Information Behavior
St. Jean, B., Gindal, G., &Liao, Y.
Paper won Innovation Award at ASIS&T SIG-USE Symposium: Framing Inclusion and Exclusion in Information Behavior Research and Practice. Washington, DC. Oct 28, 2017.
Understanding How the Use of Counter-Censorship Technology Empowers Youth in China
Paper presented at InfoSocial 2017. Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois. Apr 7-8, 2017.
Not One America: Demographic Differences in Health- and Information-Related Self-Efficacy and Health Information Source Access, Preferences, Perceptions, and Use.
St. Jean, B & Liao, Y.
Paper presented at CIDLIS (Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science) 2016, College Park, MD, October 21, 2016
Residents Reflect on Interaction: The Development and Assessment of a Blog to Study Doctor and Patient Interaction
Robinson, J., Turner, J. &.Liao, Y.
Paper presented at the 100th Annual National Communication Association (NCA) Conference. Chinaco, IL. Nov 19-23, 2014.
Framing the BRIC: A Study of American Mainstream Newspaper Report of Brazil, Russia, India, and China.
Paper presented at The Interdisciplinary Conference of Political Science. Bucharest, Romania. Oct, 2014.