Petter Bae Brandtzæg
Petter Bae Brandtzæg
Publications and responsibilities
Facebook Live "a big shift in how we communicate"?
Chatbots as a new user interface for providing health information to young people
Chatbots as a new approach to mental health among young people.
Chatbots: changing user needs and motivations
Chatbots have been around for decades. However, the real buzz around this technology did not start until the spring of 2016. Reasons for the sudden renewed interest in chatbots include massive advances in artificial intelligence (AI) and a major usage shift from online social networks to mobile-mess...
The Great Outdoors. The power of algorithms
Facebook is the most used website in Norway. Over 85 percent use Facebook, most of them on a daily basis. In comparison –, only 62 percent of Americans used Facebook in 2017. So, no wonder why we Norwegians could feel familiar with all the various conversations on social media that we all experience...
Scholars Have Data on Millions of Facebook Users. Who’s Guarding It?
Chatbots for social good
Chatbots are emerging as an increasingly important area for the HCI community, as they provide a novel means for users to interact with service providers. Due to their conversational character, chatbots are potentially effective tools for engaging with customers, and are often developed with commerc...
Enjoyment: Lessons from Karasek
What makes some experiences enjoyable, and other experiences not? How can we understand enjoyment in human factors design; what components should we consider when we are designing for enjoyment? This chapter explores a theoretical model for understanding the components and nature of enjoyment, and h...
Losing Control to Data-Hungry Apps – A Mixed-Methods Approach to Mobile App Privacy
Personal data from mobile apps are increasingly impacting users’ lives and privacy perceptions. However, there is a scarcity of research addressing the combination of (1) individual perceptions of mobile app privacy, (2) actual personal dataflows in apps, and (3) how such perceptions and dataflows r...