Brubaker Quoted in Reader’s Digest!

November 7th, 2013 by STAR | No Comments

Brubaker Quoted in Reader's Digest!

Jed is quoted in a new Reader’s Digest article, “Coping with Death on Facebook“. “With a funeral, there is a specific time and place for people to mourn,” says Jed Brubaker, a University of California, Irvine, social media scholar. “On Facebook, anyone at any time can engage in this process.”


Brubaker’s Work Featured by UC Irvine News!

October 26th, 2013 by Oliver Haimson | No Comments

Brubaker's Work Featured by UC Irvine News!

Jed is featured in a Halloween-themed article by UC Irvine News, titled “The spooky side of science“. “The mass adoption of social network sites includes, as a natural consequence, the growing presence of profiles representing individuals who are no longer alive,” he explains on his website. “However, the death of a user does not result […]


Brubaker’s Work Highlighted by Center for Digital Ethics & Policy!

October 4th, 2013 by STAR | No Comments

Brubaker's Work Highlighted by Center for Digital Ethics & Policy!

Jed was interviewed by Center for Digital Ethics & Policy in an article called “RIP Trolling“. “For many individuals it’s about connecting with other people who are experiencing loss,” explains Jed Brubaker, a digital identity researcher who focuses on death, social media and post-mortem identity. Facebook, of course, is also a popular destination for commiseration. […]


Media Appearance on Iowa Public Radio

July 10th, 2012 by STAR | No Comments

Media Appearance on Iowa Public Radio

Jed Brubaker will be a guest on Iowa Public Radio’s show “Talk of Iowa” tomorrow morning (July, 11, 2012; Wednesday, 10 AM Central/Noon PST). The segment is on the ways in which social media is impacting death and grief. Link to the talk show session: [Jed’s online at 31:45 till 48:57] http://news.iowapublicradio.org/post/mourning-digital-age More information on […]


RSA Panel on Social Networking and Security

March 5th, 2010 by STAR | No Comments

RSA Panel on Social Networking and Security

After a fun skit-filled panel discussion on social networking, Gen Y, and security in the workplace, a few different news outlets have added some colorful commentary of their own.