Research

NSF EAGER award to study how people use bots to manipulate people
Grants / Research

NSF EAGER award to study how people use bots to manipulate people

Political bots are manipulating public opinion over major social networking applications like Facebook and Twitter. This EAGER award enables a new team of social and information scientists to investigate the impact of automated scripts—commonly called bots—on social media. We will study both the bot scripts and the people making such […]

GDADS Wins 2014 Prize in Public Interest Communication Research
Awards / Data / Research

GDADS Wins 2014 Prize in Public Interest Communication Research

The Digital Activism Research Project has been awarded a prize for its work in public interest communications.  Awarded by the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications, the prize is given to research projects that both advance scholarly understanding of social phenomena and tackle issues of interest to the public.  Team member Frank […]