What’s in a (pseudo)name?: Ethical conundrums for the principles of anonymisation in social media research

Gerrard, Y. (2021) What’s in a (pseudo)name?: Ethical conundrums for the principles of anonymisation in social media research. Qualitative Research, 21 (5). pp. 686-702. ISSN 1468-7941

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Authors/Creators:
  • Gerrard, Y.
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © The Author(s) 2020. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 License (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits non-commercial use, reproduction and distribution of the work without further permission provided the original work is attributed as specified on the SAGE and Open Access pages (https://us.sagepub.com/en-us/nam/open-access-at-sage).
Keywords: Social media; internet research; ethics; identity; pseudonymity; anonymity
Dates:
  • Accepted: 6 April 2020
  • Published (online): 2 June 2020
  • Published: 1 October 2021
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Department of Sociological Studies (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Symplectic Sheffield
Date Deposited: 08 Apr 2020 11:28
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2022 10:35
Status: Published
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Refereed: Yes
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1177/1468794120922070

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