News & Media
CSMaP informs public policy with research on pressing topics, adds scientific rigor to media coverage, and convenes leading experts for urgent conversations. Our goal is to bridge the gap between that research and the wider world — and inform public discourse on how to move forward.
If you’re a reporter covering the intersection of social media and politics, we’d love to hear from you. Please contact our Communications Director Erik Opsal at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those who deactivated their Facebook profiles report a lower regard for other ethnic groups, shows a new study of users in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
The amount of hate speech on Twitter did not systematically increase during and immediately after the 2016 presidential campaign, shows new research from NYU’s Center for Social Media and Politics (CSMaP).
NYU has established the Center for Social Media and Politics, which will examine the production, flow, and impact of social media content in the political sphere, as well as support research that uses social media data to study politics.