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Fernando van der Vlist
PhD candidate at Utrecht University’s Media and Culture Studies department and research associate with the Collaborative Research Centre ‘Media of Cooperation’ (University of Siegen).
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🔍New Media and Digital Culture I’m an Amsterdam-based scholar of new media and digital culture (Media Studies) and internet-related research. My research interests and expertise covers digital methods and internet studies, social media and platform studies, app studies, software studies, and data studies. Since 2014, I’ve held different academic (research and teaching) positions at the University of Siegen (Germany), Utrecht University, and the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands). Additionally, I have a background in Graphic Design, including information design and visualisation.

On this website, you’ll find my profile information (including a short bio), links to my scholarly papers and publications, (previous) design projects and visualisations, a ‘thumbnail’ gallery, and (free-to-use) resources for students, researchers, and lecturers in the area of internet-related research. Nearly all of my scholarly publications are open access and freely available to everyone. Please reach out to me via email or follow my updates on Twitter and Google Scholar.


Latest 🕓Date Modified ↧ Name Kind Access
2021-09-16 Social Media in the Audience Economy 📄 🔍Conference Proceeding 🔓Open
2021-09-16 The Governance of Facebook Platform 📄 🔍Conference Proceeding 🔓Open
2021-08-06 Pandemic Platform Governance 📄 🔍Research Article 🔓Open
2021-07-23 The Technicity of Platform Governance 📄Working Paper 🔓Open
2021-07-01 Platform and App Histories 📄 📗Book Section 🔒Closed
2021-06-23 [COVID-19]-Related Android (Google Play) and iOS (App Store) App Ecosystems 🗄Research Data 🔓Open


📌Pinned 🕓Date Modified ↧ Name Kind Access
2021-07-23 The Technicity of Platform Governance 📄Working Paper 🔓Open
2021-08-06 Pandemic Platform Governance 📄 🔍Research Article 🔓Open
2021-06-14 How Partners Mediate Platform Power 📄 🔍Research Article 🔓Open
2020-06 ASI Data Sets 🗄Research Data 🌍Public
2020-06 ASI Tools 🔧Research Tools 🌍Public
2019-11-06 Social Media and Platform Historiography 📄 🔍Research Article 🔓Open
2019-10-21 Apps and Infrastructures – A Research Agenda 📄 📗Issue Editorial 🔓Open
2019-10-21 Regramming the Platform 📄 🔍Research Article 🔓Open
2019-06-06 Multi-Situated App Studies 📄 🔍Research Article 🔓Open
2019-05-01 Facebook’s Evolution 📄 🔍Research Article 🔓Open
2017-10 Media Studies Reference Worksheets 📚Reference Worksheets 🌍Public

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2022-01-27 About
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2021-08-21 Gallery
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