“I’m Constantly in This Dilemma”: How Migrant Technology Professionals Perceive Social Media Recommendation Algorithms.
Cassidy Pyle*, Ben Zefeng Zhang*, Oliver L. Haimson and Nazanin Andalibi. 20223. Under review at ACM’s Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work And Social Computing. (CSCW ‘23). *Joint first authors
The Chinese Diaspora and The Attempted WeChat Ban: Platform Precarity, Anticipated Impacts, and Infrastructural Migration
Ben Zefeng Zhang, Oliver L. Haimson, and Michaelanne Thomas. 2022. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 6, CSCW2, Article 397 (November 2022), 29 pages. [link] [PDF] [video]
Social Media's Role During Identity Changes Related to Major Life Events
Shanley Corvite, Ben Zefeng Zhang, and Oliver L. Haimson. 2022. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 6, CSCW2, Article 328 (November 2022), 22 pages. [link] [PDF] [video]
Separate Online Networks During Life Transitions: Support, Identity, and Challenges in Social Media and Online Communities
Ben Zefeng Zhang*, Tianxiao Liu*, Shanley Corvite*, Nazanin Andalibi, and Oliver L. Haimson. 2022. Proc. ACM Hum.-Comput. Interact. 6, CSCW2, Article 458 (November 2022), 30 pages. [link] [PDF] [video] *Joint first authors
Mapping the Narrative Ecosystem of Conspiracy Theories in Online Anti-vaccination Discussions
Joshua Introne, Ania Korsunska, Leni Krsova, and Ben Zefeng Zhang. 2020. Mapping the Narrative Ecosystem of Conspiracy Theories in Online Anti-vaccination Discussions. In International Conference on Social Media and Society (SMSociety'20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 184–192. [link] [PDF]
Workshop Papers (Lightly Peer-Reviewed)
Migrations in the U.S.
Ben Zefeng Zhang. Development Consortium: HCI Across Borders. CHI 2022, New Orleans, LA.
Five Declarations on Borders for HCI: A Series of PositionStatements from the AnthroTech Lab
Sylvia Darling, Ben Zefeng Zhang, Shanley Corvite, Alexis Herrera, Hibby Thach, Suanmuanlian Tonsing, Michaelanne Thomas. Development Consortium: HCI Across Borders. CHI 2022, New Orleans, LA.
The Chinese Diaspora: Overlapping Life Transitions, Barriers, and HCI
Ben Zefeng Zhang, Michaelanne Thomas, Oliver L. Haimson. CHI workshop on Migration and Mobility in HCI: Rethinking Boundaries, Methods, and Impact, May 2021. CHI 2021, Yokohama, Japan.
Gig Platform Migration as Destabilization: “Non-NormativePostcolonial Computing”
Ben Zefeng Zhang, Bryan Semaan. Workshop on Worker-Centered Design. CHI 2020, Honolulu, HI.
Gigging as Resilience: Managing Emergent Life Situations and Job Transitions
Ben Zefeng Zhang. Workshop on Life Transitions and Social Technologies: Research and Design for Times of Life Change. CSCW 2019, Austin, TX.