Research Assistant, Cardiff University.

Tasos Spiliotopoulos is a research assistant at the Human Factors Excellence (HuFEx) Research Group at Cardiff University in the UK, where he studies socio-technical aspects in the adoption, use and exploitation of smart home technology. He is also finishing his PhD in Human-Computer Interaction at the University of Madeira in Portugal, where he investigates the combination of surveys and computational data for the study of social network sites. In the past, he has collaborated with the Madeira Interactive Technologies Institute in Portugal, the Interactions Lab at UNIST in South Korea, the department of Informatics and Telematics at Harokopio University and the Information Systems Laboratory Research Group at the University of Athens in Greece. He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Leicester in the UK and an MSc in Advanced Information Systems from the University of Athens.

Key topics in his research include privacy and security, human-centered design, computational social science, social network analysis, location sharing, and computer-mediated communication. Areas that his research has focused in the past include locative media, universal design and web accessibility, business entrepreneurship and employability, teleworking and e-government services.

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Recent publications

Spiliotopoulos, T., & Oakley, I. (2019). Altruistic and Selfish Communication on Social Media: The Moderating Effects of Tie Strength and Interpersonal Trust. In Behaviour & Information Technology.

Spiliotopoulos, T., & Oakley, I. (2016). Post or Tweet: Lessons from a Study of Facebook and Twitter Usage. In Following user pathways: Using cross platform and mixed methods analysis in social media studies workshop at ACM CHI 2016, San Jose, CA, USA.

Spiliotopoulos, T., Pereira, D., & Oakley, I. (2014). Predicting Tie Strength with the Facebook API. In proceedings of PCI 2014, Athens, Greece.

Spiliotopoulos, T., & Oakley, I. (2013). Understanding Motivations for Facebook Use: Usage Metrics, Network Structure, and Privacy. In proceedings of ACM CHI 2013, Paris, France.

Karnik, M., Oakley, I., Venkatanathan, J., Spiliotopoulos, T., & Nisi, V. (2013). Uses & Gratifications of a Facebook Media Sharing Group. In proceedings of ACM CSCW 2013, San Antonio, Texas.

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