The Platform Governance Archive (PGA) offers different datasets for research, reporting and further exploration. You may use the data for your purposes, we only demand reference to the project and the respective datasets (see below for license and detail.)
Please consult the individual pages of the datasets for documentation.
Using the Data
We are more than happy if you want to use our dataset in your research, reporting, and explorations. If you do:
- Consult the respective data documentation;
- reference this project and the actual dataset;
- send us a note so that we include you in our research and output page.
PGA data is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License (that means what we say above: use it, but reference us).
Cite the Project
Katzenbach, C., et al. (2023). The Platform Governance Archive. Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI), University of Bremen. DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XSBPT. URL: https://platformgovernancearchive.org.
Cite Datasets and Data paper
Dataset PGA v1 Katzenbach, C., Kopps, A., Magalhaes, J. C., Redeker. D., Sühr, T. (2023). Platform Governance Archive (PGA) v1. [data set]. DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XSBPT. URL: https://www.platformgovernancearchive.org/data/dataset-pga-v1-historical-dataset/.
Dataset PGAv2 Katzenbach, C., Dergacheva, D., Fischer, A., Kopps, A., Kolesnikov, S., Redeker. D., Viejo Otero, P. (2023). Platform Governance Archive (PGA) v2. [data set]. DOI: 10.17605/OSF.IO/XSBPT. URL: https://www.platformgovernancearchive.org/data/dataset-pga-v2-ongoing-collection/
Datapaper Katzenbach, C., Kopps, A., Magalhaes, J. C., Redeker. D., Sühr, T., Wunderlich, L. (2023). The Platform Governance Archive v1 – A longitudinal dataset to study the governance of communication and interactions by platforms and the historical evolution of platform policies. Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research (ZeMKI), University of Bremen. https://doi.org/10.26092/elib/2331.
Cite a Single Document
Name of platform. (Date of version). Name of policy. Platform Governance Archive. Direct URL.