Reports

All reports delivered by the EMSOC researchers are downloadable from this page.
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Part of the EMSOC project (User Empowerment in a Social Media Culture), that investigates the influence of social media on the (dis)empowerment of vulnerable individuals and groups, has focussed on…

Government should stimulate a stronger focus on social media in teacher training programmes. Teachers and parents should let young people help and advise them in using social media. Employers should…

The EMSOC White Paper “Social Media Literacy: Time for an Update!” integrates the contributions of communication, legal, educational and user experience researchers who looked into current social media challenges from…

The newest EMSOC report “Increasing User Empowerment through Participatory and Co-design Methodologies” by Veronica Donoso, Maarten Van Mechelen and Valerie Verdoodt is now ready to download. In this deliverable we…

This deliverable describes the main findings and recommendations for the EMSOC project made in WP3 by the Centre for Law, Science and Technology Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels. It…

The provision of information has been regarded as a key tool in helping users make informed decisions. However, research has demonstrated that users are confronted with several constraints when it…

This paper reports the results of the expert evaluation of the Ketnet.be website. Ketnet.be is a VRT-owned website for children up to the age of 12. The evaluation was based…

Considering the seriousness of cyberbullying and the negative impact it can have not only on its victims but also on the class and school community as a whole, it is…

The fact that Terms of Use are often not or not entirely read nor understood is not exclusively linked to SNS. It is a general phenomenon that relates to the…

Het rapport ‘Regulating profiling in the European Data Protection Regulation: an Interim insight into the drafting of Article 20′ van Mathias Vermeulen documenteert de creatie van een nieuw wetgevend artikel…