Mobile Media & Communication

(The TQCC of Mobile Media & Communication is 6. 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
Explicating self-phones: Dimensions and correlates of smartphone self-extension20
You are not alone: Smartphone use, friendship satisfaction, and anxiety during the COVID-19 crisis20
The (other) two percent also matter: The construction of mobile phone refusers19
Digital well-being in an age of mobile connectivity: An introduction to the Special Issue18
Always available via WhatsApp: Mapping everyday boundary work practices and privacy negotiations18
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
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
User engagement with smart wearables: Four defining factors and a process model12
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 state of wearable health technologies: a transdisciplinary literature review11
The territoriality of teams: Assembling power through the playing of Pokémon Go10
Family technoference: Exploring parent mobile device distraction from children’s perspectives10
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
The erosion of nongambling spheres by smartphone gambling: A qualitative study on workplace and domestic disordered gambling9
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
Mobile phone paradox: A two-path model connecting mobile phone use and feeling of loneliness for Filipino domestic workers in Hong Kong8
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
Reducing parent-adolescent conflicts about mobile phone use: The role of parenting styles7
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
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