Dan Mercea

City University London - School of Social Sciences

Senior Lecturer

London

United Kingdom

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

18

DOWNLOADS

777

SSRN CITATIONS

5

CROSSREF CITATIONS

2

Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

The Brexit Botnet and User-Generated Hyperpartisan News

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Sep 2017
Marco T. Bastos and Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences and City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 181 (167,476)
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Brexit, Twitter, Fake news, Sockpuppets, Retweets cascades, Political bots

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The Public Accountability of Social Platforms: Lessons from a Study on Bots and Trolls in the Brexit Campaign

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 24 Jun 2018
Marco T. Bastos and Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences and City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 92 (281,730)

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Bots, Trolls, Social Platforms, API, Automation, Accountability

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Tents, Tweets, and Events: The Interplay between Ongoing Protests and Social Media

Journal of Communication, 2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2015
City University London - School of Social Sciences, City University London - School of Social Sciences and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE)
Downloads 91 (283,785)
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Social Media, Contentious Politics, Granger causality test, Occupy, Indignados, Vinegar Protests

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Serial Activists: Political Twitter Beyond Influentials and the Twittertariat

New Media and Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Marco T. Bastos and Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences and City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 69 (334,137)

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Serial activists, Twitter, social networks, influentials, protest hashtags, civic participation

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Parametrizing Brexit: Mapping Twitter Political Space to Parliamentary Constituencies

Information, Communication, & Society, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 Jan 2018
Marco T. Bastos and Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences and City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 53 (381,082)

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Brexit, Twitter, Public Opinion, Machine Learning, Nationalism, Populism, Referendum

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Making Sense of Democratic Institutions Intertextually Communication on Social Media as a Civic Literacy Event Preceding Collective Action

The Communication Review, Vol. 18, Issue 3, 2014
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jan 2015
Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 43 (415,814)

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Probing the Implications of Facebook Use for the Organizational Form of Social Movement Organizations

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2014
Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 42 (419,600)

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The Social Media Overture of the Pan-European Stop-ACTA Protest: An Empirical Examination of Participatory Coordination in Connective Action

Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 01 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2014
Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 35 (448,014)
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Introduction: Civic Participation in Contentious Politics: The Digital Foreshadowing of Protest

Mercea, D. (2016) Civic Participation in Contentious Politics: The Digital Foreshadowing of Protest, Basingstoke: Palgrave.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 33 (456,702)

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Media, Participation and Social Change

Social Media + Society, 2(3):1-3.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 20 Sep 2016
Dan Mercea and Laura Iannelli
City University London - School of Social Sciences and Università degli Studi di Sassari
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Digital Prefigurative Participation: The Entwinement of Online Communication and Offline Participation in Protest Events

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2014
Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 29 (475,562)
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Protest Communication Ecologies

Forthcoming in Information, Communication and Society, 19(2), DOI:10.1080/1369118X.2015.1109701
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2016
Dan Mercea, Laura Iannelli and Brian Loader
City University London - School of Social Sciences, Università degli Studi di Sassari and University of York
Downloads 24 (502,453)

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protest, communication, media, ecology, social media, social movement

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Transnational Activism in Support of National Protest: Questions of Identity and Organization

Forthcoming, Global Networks
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2017
Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 12 (573,871)

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transnational activism, diaspora, protest, activism, social media, identity, organization

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Persistent Activist Communication in Occupy Gezi

Sociology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2017
Dan Mercea, Duygu Karatas and Marco T. Bastos
City University London - School of Social Sciences, University of Westminster and City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 12 (573,871)

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Activism, Availability, Organisation, Occupy Gezi, Persistence, Twitter

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Being a Serial Transnational Activist

Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, DOI: 10.1111/jcc4.12150
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2016
Dan Mercea and Marco T. Bastos
City University London - School of Social Sciences and City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 12 (573,871)

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transnational activism, social media, diffusion, celebrity, frame clouding, disengagement

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Movement Social Learning on Twitter: The Case of the People's Assembly

The Sociological Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 May 2017
Dan Mercea and Kutlu Emre Yilmaz
City University London - School of Social Sciences and TOBB University of Economics and Technology
Downloads 10 (586,653)

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Social Movement, Social Learning, Social Media, Austerity, Protest, People's Assembly

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Towards a Conceptualization of Casual Protest Participation: Parsing a Case from the Save Roşia Montană Campaign

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences
Downloads 10 (586,653)

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Networking Democracy? Social Media Innovations and Participatory Politics

Posted: 27 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2016
Dan Mercea
City University London - School of Social Sciences

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