European Data Access
CSMaP submitted comments to the European Commission highlighting the importance of data access for research.
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.
CSMaP publishes rigorous, policy-relevant research in top academic journals.
Drawing from politics, data science, biology, and sociology, we host a diverse community of scholars.
Our work advances evidence-based public policy and discourse in the digital age.
Policymakers across the world are reshaping the laws and regulations governing online spaces. But without access to high-quality empirical evidence, legislators risk operating in the dark. That's where we come in.
Twitter Was Central to American Politics. Musk’s Ownership Puts That at Risk.
Since taking over at Twitter, Elon Musk's personal beliefs have had an outsized influence on the platform. As its content and user base evolve, it's unclear whether a Musk owned Twitter can maintain the platform's central role in the American political media landscape.
May 25, 2023
BlueSky is a half-decentralized social network designed to replace Twitter. Will it keep its luster as it scales up?
May 12, 2023
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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.