Florian Brachten | Team of the Research Group Professional Communication in Electronic Media / Social Media

PhD StudentFlorian Brachten, M.Sc.

Address: Forsthausweg 2, 47057 Duisburg
Office: LE 311
Phone: +49 203 379 2450
E-Mail: florian.brachten@uni-due.de

Research Interest

  • Automated Communication
  • Social Media Communication
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Technology Acceptance

Academic Qualification

since 11/2015 PhD Student
University of Duisburg-Essen
04/2010 - 06/2012 M.Sc.
Cognitive and Media Science University of Duisburg-Essen
10/2005 - 10/2008 B.Sc.
Communication and Media Science, University of Duisburg-Essen

Professional background

since 11/2015 Research associate, Computer Science and Applied Cognitive Science, Research Group for Professional Communcation in Electronic Media/Social Media, University of Duisburg-Essen
09/2012 - 10/2015 Junior Digital Consultant, move:elevator GmbH, Oberhausen


Articles in Journals

Conference Paper

  • Hofeditz, L., Ehnis, C., Bunker, D., Brachten, F. & Stieglitz, S. (2019). Meaningful Use Of Social Bots? Possible Applications In Crisis Communication During Disasters. In: Proceedings of the 26th European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS).

  • Stieglitz, S., Brachten, F. & Kissmer, T. (2018). Defining Bots in an Enterprise Context. In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), San Francisco, December 2018.

  • Brachten, F., Mirbabaie, M., Stieglitz, S., Berger, O., Bludau, S. & Schrickel, K. (2018). Threat or Opportunity? - Examining Social Bots in Social Media Crisis Communication. In: Proceedings of the 29th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS).

  • Strohmann, T., Fischer, S., Siemon, D., Brachten, F., Robra-Bissantz, S., Stieglitz, S. & Lattemann, C. (2018). Virtual Moderation Assistance- Creating Design Guidelines for Virtual Assistants Supporting Creative Workshops. In Proceedings of the 22nd Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS).

  • Ross, B.; Brachten, F., Stieglitz, S., Wikström, P., Moon, B., Münch, F. & Bruns, A. (2018). Social Bots in a Commercial Context – A Case Study on Soundcloud. In Proceedings of the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), Portsmouth, June 2018.

  • Bruns, A., Moon, B., Münch, F., Wikström, P., Stieglitz, S., Brachten, F. & Ross, B. (2018). Detecting Twitter Bots That Share SoundCloud Tracks. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Social Media and Society, Copenhagen, July 2018, pp. 251-255. [doi] [Presentation]

  • Brachten, F., Stieglitz, S.,  Hofeditz, L., Kloppenburg, K. & Reimann, A. (2017). Strategies and Influence of Social Bots in a 2017 German state election. Proceedings of the 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Paper 207.

  • Stieglitz, S., Brachten, F., Ross, B. & Jung, A. (2017). Do Social Bots Dream of Electric Sheep? A Categorisation of Social Media Bot Accounts. Proceedings of the 28th Australasian Conference on Information Systems (ACIS), Paper 206.

  • Stieglitz S., Brachten F., Berthelé D., Schlaus M., Venetopoulou C. & Veutgen D. (2017). Do Social Bots (Still) Act Different to Humans? – Comparing Metrics of Social Bots with Those of Humans. In: Meiselwitz G. (eds) Social Computing and Social Media. Human Behavior. SCSM 2017. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), vol 10282, Springer.

Conference Presentations

  • Brachten, F., Stieglitz, S., Krajweski, J. (2018): Electronic word-of-mouth auf Instagram - Eine Untersuchung von wahrgenommenen Attributen und deren Wirkung auf Konsumenten. Poster presented at the Multi-Konferenz Wirtschaftsinformatik (MKWI) in Lüneburg, Germany.