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Dr. E.J.T. (Esther) Weltevrede

Faculty of Humanities
Capaciteitsgroep Media & Cultuur
Photographer: onbekend

Visiting address
  • Turfdraagsterpad 9
Postal address
  • Postbus 94550
    1090 GN Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    Esther Weltevrede is Assistant Professor of New Media and Digital Culture and coordinator of the Digital Methods Initiative and the MA New Media and Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam. She holds a Veni grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) for the project ‘apps and data infrastructures.’ Her research interests include digital methods, software and platform studies, app studies, data infrastructures, and social media automation.

    Digital Methods Initiative App Studies Initiative
  • Publications


    • Dieter, M., Helmond, A., Tkacz, N., van der Vlist, F. N., & Weltevrede, E. J. T. (2021). Pandemic Platform Governance: Mapping the Global Ecosystem of COVID-19 Response Apps. Internet Policy Review, 10(3).


    • Gerlitz, C., & Weltevrede, E. (2020). What happens to ANT, and its emphasis on the socio-material grounding of the social, in digital sociology? In A. Blok, I. Farías, & C. Roberts (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Actor-Network Theory (pp. 345-356). (Routledge companions). London: Routledge. [details]


    • Dieter, M., Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., Tkacz, N., van der Vlist, F. N., & Weltevrede, E. (2019). Multi-Situated App Studies: Methods and Propositions. Social Media + Society, 5(2). [details]
    • Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., van der Vlist, F. N., & Weltevrede, E. (2019). Regramming the Platform: Infrastructural Relations between Apps and Social Media. Computational Culture, 7. [details]
    • Weltevrede, E., & Jansen, F. (2019). Infrastructures of Intimate Data: Mapping the Inbound and Outbound Data Flows of Dating Apps. Computational Culture, 7. [details]


    • Borra, E., Niederer, S., Preuß, J., & Weltevrede, E. (2017). Mapping troll-like practices on twitter. In L. Bounegru, J. Gray, T. Venturini, & M. Mauri (Eds.), A 'Field Guide' to 'Fake News' and Other Information Disorders: A collection of recipes for those who love to cook with digital methods (pp. 161-196). Amsterdam: Public Data Lab. [details]
    • Pentzold, C., Weltevrede, E., Mauri, M., Laniado, D., Kaltenbrunner, A., & Borra, E. (2017). Digging Wikipedia: The Online Encyclopedia as a Digital Cultural Heritage Gateway and Site. ACM journal on computing and cultural heritage : JOCCH, 10(1), [5]. [details]


    • Gerlitz, C., Helmond, A., van der Vlist, F., & Weltevrede, E. (2016). App Studies: Platform Rules and Methodological Challenges: panel overview. In Selected papers of AoIR 2016: The 17th Annual Conference of the Association of Internet Reseachers: Berlin, Germany, 5-8 October 2016 (AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research; Vol. 2016). Chicago, IL: Association of Internet Researchers. [details]
    • Weltevrede, E., & Borra, E. (2016). Platform affordances and data practices: The value of dispute on Wikipedia. Big Data & Society, 3(1). [details]


    • Borra, E., Weltevrede, E., Ciuccarelli, P., Kaltenbrunner, A., Laniado, D., Magni, G., ... Venturini, T. (2015). Societal Controversies in Wikipedia Articles. In CHI 2015 : Crossings: proceedings of the 33rd annual CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems : April 18-23, 2015, Seoul, Republic of Korea (pp. 193-196). New York, NY: Association for Computing Machinery. [details]





    • Weltevrede, E. (2011). Digital methods to study digital natives with a cause. In N. Shah, & F. Jansen (Eds.), Digital alternatives with a cause? Book two: to think (pp. 10-23). Bangalore / The Hague: The Centre for Internet and Society / Hivos. [details]


    • Weltevrede, E. J. T. (2016). Repurposing digital methods: The research affordances of platforms and engines. [details]


    • van der Vlist, F., Helmond, A., Chao, J., Dieter, M., Tkacz, N. & Weltevrede, E. (27-5-2021). [COVID-19]-related Android (Google Play) and iOS (App Store) app ecosystems. Open Science Framework.


    • van der Vlist, F., Helmond, A. & Weltevrede, E. (12-1-2019). Historical Google Play and iTunes (App) Store charts, 2010–2019. Open Science Framework.
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