Petter Bae Brandtzæg

Updated on 2016/04/01

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Publikasjonene er  tilgjengelige fra mine profiler på  AcademiaEdu profil og Research Gate.

 Utvalgte artikler: 

  1. Mainsah, H., Brandtzaeg, P.B., &, Følstad, A. (2016) Bridging the Generational Culture Gap in Youth Civic Engagement through Social Media: Lessons Learnt from Young Designers in Three Civic Organisations. The Journal of Media Innovations, 3(1), 23-40. doi:  (Open Access).
  2. Brandtzaeg, P.B., Haugestveit, I.M., Lüders, M.,& Følstad, A. (2016). How Should Organizations Adapt to Youth Civic Engagement in Social Media? A Lead User Approach. Interacting with Computers, 28(5), 664-679 doi: 10.1093/iwc/iwv04
  3. Brandtzaeg, P.B. (2016). Social Media Natives: The Relationship between Young Peoples’ Media User Type and their Media Use at School (pp. 149-162), in E. Elstad (Ed.). Digital expectations and experiences in education, SENSE Publishers, Boston, MA. ISBN: 978-94-6300-646-0
  4. Brandtzaeg, P.B. Følstad, A., Mainsah,H. (2016). «Concevoir pour l’engagement citoyen des jeunes sur les réseaux sociaux». Recueil de documents, Programme international de formation aux droits humains, Equitas – Centre international d’éducation aux droits humains /  International Centre for Human Rights Education, Montréal, QC, Canada
  5. Brandtzaeg, P.B. (2015, online first).  Facebook is no «great equalizer»: A big data approach to gender differences in civic engagement across countriesSocial Science Computer Review. doi:10.1177/0894439315605806
  6. Brandtzaeg, P.B., Lüders, M., Spangenberg, J., Rath-Wiggins, L., & Følstad, A. (2016). Emerging journalistic verification practices concerning social media. Journalism Practice, 10(3), 323-342: (Open Access)
  7. Lüders, M., & Brandtzaeg, P.B. (2014, online first). ‘My children tell me it’s so simple’ – A mixed-methods approach to understand older non-users’ perceptions of social networking sites. New Media & Society.
  8. Brandtzaeg, P.B., & Haugstveit, I.M. (2014). Facebook Likes: A Study of Liking Practices for Humanitarian Causes. International Journal of Web Based Communities, 10(3), 258 – 279.
  9. Brandtzaeg, P.B. (2014, July 17-19). Towards high-speed social relationships – A longitudinal study of Facebook use. In Proceedings of the IADIS International Conferences on Web Based Communities and Social Media 2014: Lisbon, Portugal, IADIS Press. ISBN 978-989-8704-11-5. pp. 86-96.
  10. Brandtzaeg, P.B., Lüders, M., Spangenberg, J., Rath-Wiggins, L., & Følstad, A. (2014, April, 24-25). Social media as a trustworthy news source: Exploring journalists’ working practices concerning social media. The International Symposium on Media Innovations. 2014. Oslo. [Awarded as the Conference Best Paper].
  11. Brandtzaeg, P.B. (2012). Social networking sites: their users and social implications – a longitudinal study. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 17(4), 467-488. (Open Access).
  12. Brandtzaeg, P.B., Følstad, A., Mainsah, H.(2012, July, 19-21.).  Designing for youth civic engagement in social media. In Proceedings of the IADIS  International Conference of Web Based Communities and Social Media, Lisbon, Portugal. ISBN 978-972-8939-72-4. pp. 65 -73 [Awarded as the Conference Best Paper].
  13. Karahasanović, A., Brandtzaeg, P.B., Lüders, M., Pelt, M., & Van Den Broeck, M. (2012, July 19-21). Designing collaborative writing applications for children. In Proceedings of the IADIS International Conferences on Web Based Communities and Social Media, Lisbon, Portugal. ISBN 978-972-8939-72-4. pp. 3-13.
  14. Brandtzaeg, P.B. (2012). Understanding cyber behavior in Europe (pp.  1234-1249). In Yan, Z (Ed). Encyclopedia of Cyber Behavior. IGI Global. Albany NY. USA.
  15. Pettersen, L., & Brandtzaeg, P. B. (2012). Privacy challenges in Enterprise 2.0. Selected Papers of Internet Research, 2. Available at  <>. (Open Access)
  16. Endestad, T., Heim, J. Kaare, B., Torgersen, L., & Brandtzæg, P.B. (2011). Media User Types among Young Children and Social DisplacementNordicom Review, 1(30), 17-30.
  17. Brandtzaeg, P.B,. Heim, J., & Karahasanovic, A (2011). Understanding the new digital divide – A typology of Internet users in Europe.  International Journal of Human Computer Studies69(3), 123-138. < Most cited International Journal of Human Computer Studies articles>
  18. Brandtzaeg, P.B., & Heim, J. (2011). A Typology of  Social Networking Sites Users. International Journal of Web Based Communities, 7(1), 28-51.
  19. Brandtzaeg, P.B., Lüders, M., & Skjetne, J. H. (2010). Too many Facebook “friends”? Content sharing and sociability versus the need for privacy in social network sites. International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 26(11), 1006-1030.
  20. Brandtzaeg, P. B. (2010). Towards a unified Media-User Typology (MUT): A meta-analysis and review of the research literature on media-user typologies. Computers in Human Behavior, 26(5),940-956.
  21. Brandtzaeg, P.B., Heim, J., & Kaare, B. (2010). Bridging and Bonding in Social Network Sites – Investigating Family-Based Capital. International Journal of Web Based Communities, 6(3), 231-353. [Awarded as one of 10 best articles from the 10 years of Int. Journal of Web-Based communities]. (Open Access)
  22. Brandtzaeg, P.B., & Heim, J. (2009, 19-24 July). Why people use social networking sites. In  A.A. Ozok and P. Zaphiris (Eds.): Proceedings of the HCI International. San Diego, CA. Online Communities, LNCS. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 143–152.
  23. Brandtzaeg, P.B., Staksrud, E., Hagen, I., & Wold, T. (2009). Norwegian children’s experiences of cyberbullying in different technological platforms. Journal of Children and Media, 3(4), 349-365.
  24. Brandtzaeg, P. B., & Heim, J. (2009). Children’s Electronic Gaming Content Preferences and Psychosocial Factors – Is there a connection? Nordicom Review, 30(2), 69-87. (Open Access)
  25. Karahasanović, A., Brandtzaeg, P.B., Vanattenhoven, J. Lievens, B., Nielsen, T. K., & Pierson, J. (2009). Ensuring Etiquette, Trust, and Privacy when developing Web 2.0 Applications. Computer, 42(6), 42-49.
  26. Brandtzaeg, P.B., & Roibás, A.C. (Eds) (2009). Enabling elderly users to create and share self-authored multimedia content. Special Issue of Computers in Human Behavior, 25(3),  597–792.
  27. Karahasanović, A., Brandtzaeg, P.B., Heim, J., Lüders, M., Vermeir, L., Pierson, J., Lievens, B., Vanattenhoven, J., & Jans, G. (2009). Co-Creation and User-Generated Content –  Elderly People’s User Requirements. Computers in Human Behavior, 25(3), 655-679.
  28. Brandtzaeg, P.B. (2009). Privat 2.0. Mot økt åpenhet og ønsket nettsynlighet. [Privacy 2.0. Towards greater openness and desired visibility]. I Heidi Grande Røys (Eds) Delte meninger – Om nettets sosiale side (pp. 194-213). Universitetsforlaget. Oslo (Open Access)
  29. Brandtzaeg, P. B., & Heim, J. (2009). Explaining Participation in Online Communities. In (Eds) Brian Whitworth and Aldo de Moor. Handbook of Research on Socio-Technical Design and Social Networking Systems (pp. 167-182). Information Science Reference (formerly Idea Group Reference). New York, USA.
  30. Brandtzaeg, P.B., & Lüders, M. (2008). eBorger 2.0. Den alminnelige borger som leverandør av offentlig informasjon?  SINTEF report  ISBN: 978-82-14-04655-7
  31. Brandtzaeg, P.B., & Lüders, M. (2008). eCitizen 2.0: the Ordinary Citizen as a Supplier of Public-Sector Information. SINTEF report, ISBN: 978-82-14-04655-7.
  32. Brandtzaeg, P.B., & Heim, J. (2008). ”Jeg liker ikke voldsspill” – En studie av norske barns spillinnholdspreferanser og psykososiale faktorer. Nordicom Information, 30(1), 77-85.
  33. Verde, 0., Karahasanović, A., Bruynooghe, B., Van Herreweghe, H., Van Den Broeck, M., Brandtzaeg, P.B.,  Vermeir, L., Vanattenhoven, J. (2008, October 13-15). Talhonia: empowering collaborative storytelling. NEM Summit – Towards Future Media Internet. Palais du Grand Large – Saint-Malo, France. Eurescom – the European Institute for Research and Strategic Studies in Telecommunications – GmbH. ISBN: 9783000259784
  34. Brandtzaeg, P.B., Heim, J., & Kaare, B.H.  (2008, 8-10, July). A study of user motivation and family-based capital among online community users in Norway. In Piet Kommers et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference of Web-Based ComPmunities. Amsterdam, Netherlands. IADIS press, pp. 21-30, 8-10, ISBN: 978-972-8924-65-2. [Awarded as the Conference Best Paper].
  35. Følstad, A., Brandtzaeg, P.B., & Heim, J. (2008, 9-12. April).The Impact of End-user Characteristics on End-users’ Experience of e-Government Services for the General Public. In P. Kommers & P. Isaias (Eds.) Proceedings of the IADIS international conference e-Society, Algarve, Portugal, IADIS Press, pp. 9-15. ISBN: 978-972-8924-55-3.
  36. Heim, J., Karahasanović, A., Brandtzaeg, P.B (2008). Capturing user requirements and feedback for Web 2.0 applications by a norm-based questionnaire toolset. In the proceedings of new approaches to requirements elicitation. NordiCHI’08 workshop: New approaches to requirements elicitation. TAPIR, Trondheim, pp. 25-32. ISBN 978-82-519-2394-1
  37. Obrist, M., Geerts, D., Brandtzaeg, P. B., and Tscheligi, M. (2008, April 05 – 10). Design for creating, uploading and sharing user generated content. In CHI ’08 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Florence, Italy, ACM, New York, pp. 2391-2394. DOI=
  38. Geerts, D., Obrist, M., Tscheligi, M., and Brandtzaeg, P. B. (2007, April 28 – May 03). Supporting non-professional users in the new media landscape. In CHI ’07 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, San Jose, CA, USA. ACM, New York,pp. 2849-2852. DOI=
  39. Heim, J., Brandtzaeg, P. B., Endestad, T., Kaare, B. H., & Torgersen, L. (2007). Children’s Usage of Media Technologies and Psychosocial Factors. New Media & Society, 9(3), 425-454.
  40. Kaare, B. H., Brandtzaeg, P. B., Endestad, T., & Heim, J. (2007). In the Borderland Between Family orientation and Peer-culture: The Use of Communication Technologies among Norwegian Tweens. New Media & Society, 9(4), 603-624.

Kronikker i aviser og magasiner:

  1. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2016). Anonymitet på Twitter – mot flokken på Facebook. Kronikk i Aftenposten. 30.06.2016
  2. Brekke, T. Brandtzæg, P.B. mfl. (2016). Åpen tilgang er vårt akademiske ansvar– Kronikk i Aftenposten. 14.06.2016 
  3. Brandtzæg, P.B (2014). «Når de unge svikter de sosiale mediene». Kronikk på NRK Beta 15.09.2014: 
  4. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2013). «Tyrkia og Twitter – den eksplosive massen». Kronikk i Aftenposten 13.06.2013:—den-eksplosive-massen–7229366.html#.Ubm9pKk6s6U.twitter 
  5. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2012). «Kvinner fører an». Kronikk i Aftenposten den 02.11.2012: 
  6. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2011). «Anonymitet, et reelt problem for god dialog». Kronikk i Aftenposten, 18.10.2011:
  7. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2011). «Digital panikk?» VG. 19.01.2011. s.38-39. (kun papir)
  8. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2010). «Tett på katastrofen – Sosiale medier og Haiti». Kronikk i VG. den 27. 01.2010. s.39. (kun papir)
  9. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2009). «Å tvitre en pizza».  Kronikk i Web Magasin, desember, nr. 4(3). s. 4-5.
  10. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2009). «Er privatliv en illusjon?». Kronikk i VG den 07. 09.2009, s. 40-41 (kun papir)
  11. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2009). «Hva er det med Twitter?» Web Magasin, september, nr. 3(3). s. 30-31
  12. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2009). «Problematiske nettregler». Innsikt, januar, nr. 1. s. 80.
  13. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2008). «Kallenavn gir ingen garanti».  Aftenposten, 02.11.2008, del 2. s. 5:
  14. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2008). «YouTube smitter ikke!» Innsikt, november, nr. 6. s. 96.
  15. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2008). «Personlig hilsen Jens!»  Kronikk i Morgenbladet, 31.10 – 6.11, årgang 188, nr. 44, s. 19:
  16. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2008). «Fortsatt upresist nettvett». Aftenposten, 24. 10.2008. del 2, s.3:
  17. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2008). «Nettregler uten vett». Aftenposten oktober, del 2, s 5:
  18. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2008).  «YouTube smitter ikke!» Aftenposten, 26. 09.2008, del 2, s.3:
  19. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2008).  «Hverdagens teknomareritt». Kronikk i Aftenposten, 03.08.2008, del 2,  s.4:
  20. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2007). «Kan næringslivet utnytte Facebook og web 2.0?» Rosenkilden, nr 10 årgang 13: s. 12-13:
  21. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2007).  «Er YouTube farlig?» Aftenposten, November 2007. del 2,  s.3:
  22. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2007). «Eldre er ikke på nett».  Kronikk i  VG, Verdens Gang, 24.10.2007, s 55.
  23. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2007). «Staten inn på Facebook». Kronikk i Dagbladet, 13. 10, 2007, s. 48:
  24. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2007). «Vi er i ”den lange halen’s tid.”»  Kronikk i Aftenposten, 09.08.2007, del 2, s.4:
  25. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2007). «Verdiskapning 2.0.» Kronikk i Ny Tid, nr. 23 årgang 55, 15.06 2007. s 30-31:
  26. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2006). «Den avhengige nettgenerasjonen». Forebyggende Fokus2 s.20-22.
  27. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2006).  «Digitalt sprang eller digitale barrierer?»  Kronikk i LO Aktuelt, 11.01.2006, s.38-39:
  28. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2005). «Den nye mediebarndommen».  Aftenposten, 05. 09.2005, s.5.
  29. Brandtzæg, P.B. (2005). «Digital dannelse – en nødvendighet!»  Aftenposten, 18. 01. 2005, s.11
  30. Brandtzæg, P. B. (2004). «Er TV- og dataspill farlig?» Kronikk i Dagbladet, 26. desember (s. 38). (kun papir).
  31. Brandtzæg, P. B., & Heim, J. (2004). «Eldre slår ikke ut nett-tenåringene». Aftenposten Aften, 01.11.2004. (s.26).
  32. Brandtzæg, P. B., & Endestad, T. (2003). «Barn og Medievold – En debatt på villspor!» . Kronikk i Dagbladet, 26.02.2003:
  33. Brandtzæg, P. B. & Schliemann, T. (2001). «En opera for alle». Debattinnlegg. Aftenposten. 04.08.01.
  34. Følstad, A. Brandtzæg, P.B., & Tyrmi. G. (2001). «Design for alle», Kronikk i Dagbladet, 29.08.2001:
  35. Følstad, A., Brandtzæg, P.B., & Skjellaug, B. (2000). «Valg per tast kommer». Kronikk i Dagens Næringsliv. 18. 12. 2000.