Internet Research: Volume 33 Issue 3


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Shocks and IS user behavior: a taxonomy and future research directions

Marco Meier, Christian Maier, Jason Bennett Thatcher, Tim Weitzel

Jarring events, be they global crises such as COVID-19 or technological events such as the Cambridge Analytica data incident, have bullwhip effects on billions of people's daily…

Distance is no longer a barrier to healthcare services: current state and future trends of telehealth research

Saumyaranjan Sahoo, Junali Sahoo, Satish Kumar, Weng Marc Lim, Nisreen Ameen

Taking a business lens of telehealth, this article aims to review and provide a state-of-the-art overview of telehealth research.


Open innovation starts from home: the potentials of enterprise social media (ESM) in nurturing employee innovation

Kaveh Abhari, Mahsa Zarei, Mikay Parsons, Pamela Estell

Enterprise social media (ESM) applications offer new opportunities for organizations to mobilize employees for open innovation, by promoting innovation beyond traditional R&D…

SNS use reduction: a two-facet privacy concern perspective

Joana Neves, Ofir Turel, Tiago Oliveira

While social networking sites (SNS) have many positive aspects, they can have several adverse outcomes, among which privacy violations are a vital concern. The authors first posit…

The effect of charity website design on perceived consistency and its consequences

Dong-Heon Kwak, Derek L. Nazareth, Saerom Lee, Jinwoong Lee, Greta L. Polites, Deborah Erdos Knapp

Drawing upon the consistency literature, the theory of visual rhetoric and social judgment of warmth and competence, this study examines the determinants and impacts of perceived…

The impact of context clues on online review helpfulness

Morteza Namvar, Alton Y.K. Chua

This paper seeks to propose and empirically validate a conceptual model on the antecedents of review helpfulness comprising three constructs, namely, valence dissimilarity…

Reactivity in measuring sensitive online behavior

Florian Keusch, Ruben Bach, Alexandru Cernat

Digital trace data provide new opportunities to study how individuals act and interact with others online. One advantage of this type of data is that it measures behavior in a…

The larger, the fitter, the better: clans' evolution, social capital and effectiveness

Yiqi Li, Nathan Bartley, Jingyi Sun, Dmitri Williams

Team social capital (TSC) has been attracting increasing research attention aiming to explore team effectiveness through within- and cross-team resource conduits. This study…

Lender retention of online prosocial lending: a self-determination perspective

Xi Zhang, Yihang Cheng, Juan Liu, Hongke Zhao, Dongming Xu, Yulong Li

Prosocial lending in online crowdfunding has flourished in recent years, and it has become a new way to fundraise for philanthropy. However, there is almost a 70% user attrition…

“Unus pro omnibus, omnes pro uno”: understanding unauthorised file sharing in online communities from a public goods contribution perspective

Xiuyan Shao, Hemin Jiang, Mikko Siponen, Cong Cao, Xiaohua Huang

Unauthorised file sharing (UFS) in online communities (OCs) is a major intellectual property concern. Researchers have traditionally viewed UFS as digital piracy and have…

Investigating the determinants of medical crowdfunding performance: a signaling theory perspective

Yuangao Chen, Shasha Zhou, Wangyan Jin, Shenqing Chen

This study examines the determinants of medical crowdfunding performance. Drawing on signaling theory, the authors investigate how funding-related signals (funding goal and…

Home-based workouts in the era of COVID-19 pandemic: the influence of Fitness YouTubers' attributes on intentions to exercise

Hyung-Min Kim, Minseong Kim, Inje Cho

Home-based workouts via fitness YouTube channels have become more popular during the pandemic era. However, few studies have examined the role of social media personae related to…


Exploring core knowledge in business intelligence research

Wen-Lung Shiau, Hao Chen, Zhenhao Wang, Yogesh K. Dwivedi

Although knowledge based on business intelligence (BI) is crucial, few studies have explored the core of BI knowledge; this study explores this topic.

Excessive use of personal social media at work: antecedents and outcomes from dual-system and person-environment fit perspectives

Lingling Yu, Ying Chen, Shanshan Zhang, Bao Dai, Suqin Liao

This study aims to investigate the antecedents and outcomes of excessive use of personal social media at work. The prevalence of personal social media in the work environment can…

Stumble on information or misinformation? Examining the interplay of incidental news exposure, narcissism, and new media literacy in misinformation engagement

Xizhu Xiao, Yan Su

In the current media landscape where misinformation circulation becomes a primary threat to public health and society's intellectual well-being, incidental news exposure's role in…

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