Latinos, Social Media, and Misinformation


Latino people who rely on Spanish-language social media are more likely to believe misinformation about election issues, according to our latest survey results.

NYU’s Center for Social Media and Politics works to strengthen democracy by conducting rigorous research, advancing evidence-based public policy, and training the next generation of scholars.

Who We Are

  • Our Research

    CSMaP publishes rigorous, policy-relevant research in top academic journals.

  • Our Team

    Drawing from politics, data science, biology, and sociology, we host a diverse community of scholars.

  • Our Impact

    Our work advances evidence-based public policy and discourse in the digital age.

Work With Us

We’re currently hiring across a number of positions. We’re always looking for people to join our talent pool, too.

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About Us

Our Co-Director Joshua A. Tucker explains the importance of CSMaP's work.

A Commitment to Open Science

As part of our project to construct comprehensive data sets and to empirically test hypotheses related to social media and politics, we have developed a suite of open-source tools and modeling processes.

Explore and download our data collection and analysis tools.