NYU Launches Center for Social Media and Politics After Rise of Fake News, Russian Trolls

2019-11-01T20:06:57+00:00

Washington Square News Akiva Thalheim October 14, 2019 The university has received approximately $12 million in funding to establish a new Center for Social Media and Politics, which will research topics like how social media affects political participation and the spread of disinformation....

NYU Launches Center for Social Media and Politics After Rise of Fake News, Russian Trolls2019-11-01T20:06:57+00:00

Fake news, real consequences

2019-10-09T23:28:59+00:00

CBS News June 27, 2019 As the 2016 U.S. election illustrated, social media has become a powerful tool for disinformation and propaganda. Today, the Philippines is center stage..

Fake news, real consequences2019-10-09T23:28:59+00:00

Social media is a very good way to spread bot-driven propaganda: report

2019-10-10T04:09:48+00:00

Salon Matthew Rozsa June 20,  2017 The University of Oxford has released a series of studies called the "Computational Propaganda Research Project." These document the extent to which social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are being manipulated to promote political propaganda...

Social media is a very good way to spread bot-driven propaganda: report2019-10-10T04:09:48+00:00