Internet Research: Volume 19 Issue 1


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Understanding the appeal of user‐generated media: a uses and gratification perspective

Guosong Shao

User‐generated media (UGM) like YouTube, MySpace, and Wikipedia have become tremendously popular over the last few years. The purpose of this paper is to present an analytical…


Collective intelligence for idea management with Internet‐based information aggregation markets

Efthimios Bothos, Dimitris Apostolou, Gregoris Mentzas

The purpose of this paper is to explore the use of information aggregation markets (IAMs) for community‐based idea management and to present IDeM, a novel Internet‐based software…


Social ties and online word of mouth

Erin M. Steffes, Lawrence E. Burgee

The power of word of mouth (WOM) communication and its influence on consumer decision making is well established in academic literature. The recent adoption of online…


Collaborative attack on Internet users' anonymity

Rami Puzis, Dana Yagil, Yuval Elovici, Dan Braha

The purpose of this paper is to model and study the effectiveness of an attack on the anonymity of Internet users by a group of collaborating eavesdroppers.


Homepage not enough when evaluating web site accessibility

Stephanie Hackett, Bambang Parmanto

The purpose of this paper is to determine if the homepage of a web site is representative of the whole site with respect to accessibility.


A review of trust modeling in ad hoc networks

Marcela Mejia, Néstor Peña, José L. Muñoz, Oscar Esparza

Mobile ad hoc networks rely on cooperation to perform essential network mechanisms such as routing. Therefore, network performance depends to a great extent on giving…


The role of experiential value in online shopping: The impacts of product presentation on consumer responses towards an apparel web site

So Won Jeong, Ann Marie Fiore, Linda S. Niehm, Frederick O. Lorenz

The purpose of this paper is to examine whether Pine and Gilmore's four experience realms (4Es) are affected by web site features; the 4Es affect consumer emotional components of…

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