Mobile Media & Communication

(The median citation count of Mobile Media & Communication is 1. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
The co-evolution of two Chinese mobile short video apps: Parallel platformization of Douyin and TikTok146
Digital detox: An effective solution in the smartphone era? A systematic literature review80
Mobile data donations: Assessing self-report accuracy and sample biases with the iOS Screen Time function62
Studying problems, not problematic usage: Do mobile checking habits increase procrastination and decrease well-being?29
‘Just checking’: Vulnerable and grandiose narcissism subtypes as predictors of phubbing28
Re-domesticating social media when it becomes disruptive: Evidence from China’s “super app” WeChat24
Caught in the moment: Are there person-specific associations between momentary procrastination and passively measured smartphone use?23
How and when do mobile media demands impact well-being? Explicating the Integrative Model of Mobile Media Use and Need Experiences (IM3UNE)21
You are not alone: Smartphone use, friendship satisfaction, and anxiety during the COVID-19 crisis20
Explicating self-phones: Dimensions and correlates of smartphone self-extension20
The (other) two percent also matter: The construction of mobile phone refusers19
Always available via WhatsApp: Mapping everyday boundary work practices and privacy negotiations18
Digital well-being in an age of mobile connectivity: An introduction to the Special Issue18
From waifus to whales: The evolution of discourse in a mobile game-based competitive community of practice15
The power divide: Mobile communication in Los Angeles’ Skid Row13
User engagement with smart wearables: Four defining factors and a process model12
What determines instant messaging communication? Examining the impact of person- and situation-level factors on IM responsiveness12
Imagining 5G: Public sense-making through advertising in China and the US12
Smartphones, youth and moral panics: Exploring print and online media narratives in India12
The state of wearable health technologies: a transdisciplinary literature review11
Mobiles in public: Social interaction in a smartphone era11
Disciplining the Akratic user: Constructing digital (un) wellness11
Smartphone mothering and mediated family display: Transnational family practices in a polymedia environment among Indonesian mothers in Hong Kong11
Who shares news on mobile messaging applications, why and in what ways? A cross-national analysis11
The territoriality of teams: Assembling power through the playing of Pokémon Go10
Family technoference: Exploring parent mobile device distraction from children’s perspectives10
The erosion of nongambling spheres by smartphone gambling: A qualitative study on workplace and domestic disordered gambling9
The Tinder Games: Collective mobile dating app use and gender conforming behavior9
Oh, no, Pokémon GO! Media panic and fear of mobility in news coverage of an augmented reality phenomenon9
Your phone ruins our lunch: Attitudes, norms, and valuing the interaction predict phone use and phubbing in dyadic social interactions9
A meta-analysis of the overall effect of mHealth physical activity interventions for weight loss and the moderating effect of behavioral change theories, techniques, and mobile technologies9
Weak ties matter: Social network dynamics of mobile media multiplexity and their impact on the social support and psychological well-being experienced by migrant workers9
Mobile phone paradox: A two-path model connecting mobile phone use and feeling of loneliness for Filipino domestic workers in Hong Kong8
Situational boundary conditions of digital stress: Goal conflict and autonomy frustration make smartphone use more stressful8
Dance the Night Away: How Automatic TikTok Use Creates Pre-Sleep Cognitive Arousal and Daytime Fatigue8
Mobilizing care? WeChat for older adults’ digital kinship and informal care in Wuhan households8
Reducing parent-adolescent conflicts about mobile phone use: The role of parenting styles7
Cellphone relevance in face-to-face interactions: The effects of cellphone use on conversational satisfaction7
(Im)mobility and performance of emotions: Chinese international students’ difficult journeys to home during the COVID-19 pandemic7
Mobile communication research in 15 top-tier journals, 2006–2020: An updated review of trends, advances, and characteristics6
Ephemerality as Data Prevention: Values for an Ethics of Ephemeral Mobile Media6
Datafied mobile markets: Measuring control over apps, data accesses, and third-party services6
Overestimating or underestimating communication findings? Comparing self-reported with log mobile data by data donation method6
Mobile communicating place and place-inscribed communicative mobilities: Shaping alternative consumer cultures in mobile media communication6
Where horizontal and vertical surveillances meet: Sense-making of US COVID-19 contact-tracing apps during a health crisis6
COVID-19 surveillance in Israeli press: Spatiality, mobility, and control5
Tama Leaver, Tim Highfield, and Crystal Abidin, Instagram: Visual social media cultures5
The role of motivation in the digital divide: The moderating effect of device access5
Testing relationships between smartphone engagement, romantic partner communication, and relationship satisfaction5
Expectations of technology use during meetings: An experimental test of manager policy, device use, and task-acknowledgment5
Connected solitude: Mobile phone use by Spanish transhumant livestock farmers5
Looking back to look forward: 5G/COVID-19 conspiracies and the long history of infrastructural fears5
Mobile bystanders and rubbernecks, disaster tourists, and helpers. Towards a theoretical framework for critically studying action possibilities at accident sites5
Parental surveillance and parenting styles: Toward a model of familial surveillance climates4
Failed hybrids: The death and life of Bluetooth proximity marketing4
Hybrid spaces 2.0: Connecting networked urbanism, uneven mobilities, and creativity, in a (post) pandemic world4
The smartphone between the present and the future: Five changes4
COVID-19 now and then: Reflections on mobile communication and the pandemic4
The second-level smartphone divide: A typology of smartphone use based on frequency of use, skills, and types of activities4
Book readers in the digital age: Reading practices and media technologies4
Managing everyday communication with strong, weak, and latent ties via WeChat: Availability, visibility, and reciprocal engagement3
Contact tracing apps, nationalism, and users with disability in the Global South: The faith in state and collective objective3
Selectively localized: Temporal and visual structure of smartphone screen activity across media environments3
Playing with place: Location-based mobile games in post-pandemic public spaces3
Psychological perspectives on mobile media: A flyover review3
Evolving mobile media: Changing technology and transforming behavior2
Influence of professional mobile device usage on Work/Family Border Theory2
Reluctant mobilism: Forced displacement2
On the becoming of an academic home for research into the intersection of mobile devices and news2
Software presentation: MeTag Analyze and MeTag App media diary software2
Technologies of inclusion and marginalization: Mobile phones and multiple exclusion homeless women2
Who “phubs”? A systematic meta-analytic review of phubbing predictors2
The relational ontology of mobile touchscreens and the body: Ambient proprioception and risk during COVID-192
W(h)ither the device divide? Changing relationships between personal computer or mobile device with online activities2
Software presentation: Rtoot: Collecting and Analyzing Mastodon Data2
Predicting the next decade of mobile communication studies research: More mobile media, fewer mobile phones2
Book review: Gabriele Balbi and Paolo Magaudda, A history of digital media: An intermedia and global perspective2
Google Maps’ COVID-19 layer as an interface for pandemic life2
Mobile phones in the spread of unreliable information on Twitter: evidence from the 2017 French presidential campaign2
Mobile phone use before and during the COVID-19 pandemic – a panel study of older adults in seven countries1
Repurposing a WhatsApp group: How a fantasy cricket group transformed into a site of care and support during India's second wave of Covid-191
Is life brighter when your phone is not? The efficacy of a grayscale smartphone intervention addressing digital well-being1
Mechanisms of maternal and paternal phubbing on adolescents’ self-control: The attenuating effect of having a sibling1
Celebrating 10 years of Mobile Media & Communication1
WhatsApp group as a shared resource for coping with political violence: The case of mothers living in an ongoing conflict area1
Book Review: The Qualified Self: Social Media and the Accounting of Everyday Life by Lee Humphreys1
Observations on mobile communication and well-being research1
What we do in the shadows: The consumption of mobile messaging by social media mobile apps in the twilight of the social networking era1
Mobile social media: The challenges and opportunities continue1
Tethered compliance: Exploring the role of the smartphone in online civic engagement among low-income US young people through two pandemic-era case studies1
Going above and beyond? How parent–daycare mobile communication reconfigures the time and space dimensions of parenting1
Mobile work, mobility, and mobile devices: Responding to a societal shift1
Networks in motion: The alliances of information communication technologies and mobility technologies during the 1918 influenza pandemic1
The effects of fragmented and sticky smartphone use on distraction and task delay1
Digital borders in spatial-temporal mobility: Social inclusion and exclusion of Chinese migrant students in Macao1
Doing Mobile Media and Communication scholarship in different keys: Sounding out structure and integration in the field1
The R package rtoot1
Playing remotely: The COVID-19 pandemic and mobile locative gaming in Northeast Brazil1
Mundane citizenship on the move: A counter-public response to inbound shopping tourism via mobile social media applications use1