forthcoming, Decoding the Social World. Data Science and the Unintended Consequences of Communication, MIT Press.

forthcoming, The Oxford Handbook of Communication in the Networked Age, co-edited with Brooke Foucault-Welles, Oxford University Press.

2016 “The Dynamic of Information-Driven Coordination Phenomena: a Transfer Entropy Analysis”, with Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Nicola Perra, Bruno Gonçalves, Alex Arenas, Yamir Moreno, and Alessandro Vespignani, Science Advances, v. 2, n. 4 | [open access]

2016 “Networked Discontent. The Anatomy of Protest Campaigns in Social Media”, with Ning Wang, Social Networks, v. 44, pp. 95-104 | [open access]

2015 “The Critical Periphery in the Growth of Social Protests”, with Pablo Barberá, Ning Wang, Richard Bonneau, John Jost, Jonathan Nagler, and Josh Tucker, PLoS ONE, 10(11): e0143611. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0143611 | [open access] | [Monkey Cage]

2015 “Network Effects in the Academic Market: Mechanisms for Hiring and Placing Ph.D.s in Communication (2007-2014)”, with Bo Mai and Jiaying Liu, Journal of Communication, v. 65, pp. 558–583 | [SSRN preprint] | [wiley online]

2015 “Signals of Public Opinion in Online Communication: A Comparison of Methods and Data Sources”, with Georgios Paltoglou, The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, v. 659, pp. 95-107 | [SSRN preprint] | [sage online]

2014 “The Emergence of Roles in Large-Scale Networks of Communication”, with Ning Wang and Javier Borge-Holthoefer, EPJ Data Science, 3:32 [Open Access]

2014 “Assessing the Bias in Samples of Large Online Networks”, with Ning Wang, Alejandro RiveroJavier Borge-Holthoefer and Yamir Moreno, Social Networks, 38(1), 16-27 | [ScienceDirect]

2013 “Big Data and the Fabric of Human Geography”, Dialogues in Human Geography,3(3), 292-296 | [Sage Online]

2013 “Diffusion Dynamics with Changing Network Composition”, with Raquel A. Baños, Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Ning Wang, and Yamir Moreno, Entropy (special issue Social Networks and Information Diffusion) | [mdpi]

2013 “Social Science in the Era of Big Data”, Policy & Internet, 5(2):147-160 | [SSRN preprint] | [Wiley Online]

2013 “Cascading Behaviour in Complex Socio-Technical Networks”, with Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Raquel Baños, and Yamir Moreno, Journal of Complex Networks | [SSRN preprint] | [OUP Online]

2013 “The Effects of Social Interactions on Fertility Decline in Nineteenth-Century France: An Agent-Based Simulation Experiment”, with Tommy E. Murphy, Population Studies, 67(2):135-155 | [Taylor & Francis] | [IGIER WP]

2013 “Broadcasters and Hidden Influentials in Online Protest Diffusion”, with Javier Borge-Holthoefer and Yamir Moreno, American Behavioral Scientist, 57(7):943-965 |[Sage Online] | [SSRN preprint]

2012 “Emotions, Public Opinion and U.S. Presidential Approval Rates: A 5 Year Analysis of Online Political Discussions”, with Andreas Kaltenbrunner and Rafael E. Banchs, Human Communication Research, 38(2): 121-143 | [HCR]

2012 “Politics in the Boardroom: Corporate Pay, Networks and Recruitment of former Parliamentarians, Ministers and Civil Servants in Britain”, with Will Jennings and Martin Lodge, Political Studies, 61(4) | [Wiley Online]

2011 “The Dynamics of Protest Recruitment through an Online Network”, with Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Alejandro Rivero and Yamir Moreno, Scientific Reports | [open access]

2010 “The Structure of Political Discussion Networks: A Model for the Analysis of Online Deliberation” with Andreas Kaltenbrunner and Rafael E. Banchs, Journal of Information Technology, 25 (2): 230-243 [palgrave]

2009 “Traps on the Web: the Impact of Economic Resources and Traditional News Media on Online Traffic Flow”, Information, Communication and Society, 12 (8): 1140-1173 [Taylor & Francis]

2009 “Opening the Black Box of Link Formation: Social Factors Underlying the Structure of the Web”, Social Networks, 31(4): 271-280 [ScienceDirect]

2017 “Scale, Time and Activity Patterns: Advanced Methods for the Analysis of Online Networks”, with Javier Borge-Holthoefer, in Fielding, N., Lee, R., and Blank, G. (eds). Handbook of Online Research Methods, Thousand Oaks: Sage | [SageOnline] | [SSRN preprint]

2016 “Semantic Networks and the Analysis of Public Opinion”, with Sijia Yang, forthcoming in Victor, J.N., Lubell, M., and Montgomery, A.H. (eds). The Oxford Handbook of Political Networks, Oxford: Oxford University Press. | [Oxford Handbooks Online]

2015 “Social Protest and New Media”, International Encyclopedia of Social and Behavioral Sciences, London: Elsevier

2015 “Automated Content Analysis of Online Political Communication”, with Ross Petchler, forthcoming in Coleman, S. and Freelon, D. (eds) Handbook of Digital Politics, London: Edward Elgar | [SSRN preprint]

2014 “Online Networks and Bottom Up Politics”, in Dutton, W.H. and Graham, M. (eds) Society and the Internet: How Information and Social Networks are Changing our Lives, Oxford: Oxford University Press | [SSRN preprint]

2014 “Online Networks and the Diffusion of Protest”, with Javier Borge-Holthoefer and Yamir Moreno, forthcoming in Manzo, G. (ed) Analytical Sociology: Norms, Actions, and Networks, London: Wiley

2014 “The Spanish ‘Indignados’ Movement: Time Dynamics, Geographical Distribution, and Recruitment Mechanisms”, with Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Alejandro Rivero and Yamir Moreno, forthcoming in Agarwal, N., Lim, M., and Wigand, R. (eds) Online Collective Action: Dynamics of the Crowd in Social Media, NY: Springer

“Online Media Networks and Audience Flow: Fragmentation in the Production and Consumption of News on the Web”, with Sílvia Majó-Vázquez and Ana Sofía Cardenal

“The Contagion Effects of Recurrent Activation in Social Networks”, with Javier Borge-Holthoefer, Yamir Moreno and Pablo Piedrahita

“Geographies of Change. Networks of Influence in the Spatial Diffusion of Twitter Activity”, with Javier Borge-Holthoefer

2014 Review of Networked. The New Social Operating System, by Lee Rainie and Barry Wellman, Information, Communication, & Society, forthcoming

2014 Review of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think, by Kenneth Cukier and Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Information Polity, 19 [IOS press]

2012 Review of Everything is Obvious* Once you Know the Answer by Duncan J. Watts, Revista Española de Investigaciones Sociológicas,v. 137, n. 1 [Spanish]

2008 Review of Network Power. The Social Dynamics of Globalization by David Singh Grewal, Primera Revista Latinoamericana de Libros, n. 6 [Spanish]

2006 Review of On Sociology by J.H. Goldthorpe and Social Mechanisms edited by P. Hedström and R.S. Swedberg, Papers. Revista de Sociología, n. 80 [Spanish]

2003 Review of Dynamic Social Network Modelling and Analysis: Workshop Summary and Papers edited by Ronald Breiger, Kathleen Carley and Philippa Pattison, Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, v. 6, n. 4 [JASS]

2016 “Could online ‘slacktivists’ actually help Making a Murderer’s Steven Avery?”, The Conversation, January 11.

2015 “Why everyone in a network is important for movements – even the Slacktivists!”, The Washington Post, Monkey Cage, November 30.

2013 “The Dynamics of Information Diffusion in the Turkish Protests”, with Pablo Parberá, The Monkey Cage  June 9

2013 “15M, ¿nos vemos en las redes?”, Piedras de Papel,, May 14

2013 “From Chiapas to Tahrir: Networks and the Diffusion of Protest”, World Politics Review, April 16

2012 “Where did the Revolution Go?”, Al Jazeera English, April 6