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Video:  Is Social Media Killing Democracy? Computational Propaganda, Algorithms, Automation and Public Life
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Video: Is Social Media Killing Democracy? Computational Propaganda, Algorithms, Automation and Public Life

The Oxford Internet Institute presents Professor Philip Howard’s Inaugural Lecture. The design and implementation of social media platforms has put several advanced democracies into a kind of democratic deficit. First, social algorithms allow fake news stories from untrustworthy sources to spread like wildfire over networks of family and friends. Second, […]

Video: Ten things you wish you didn’t know about elections (and what to do about them)
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Video: Ten things you wish you didn’t know about elections (and what to do about them)

In this talk, Prof Phil Howard explains how we are targeted and manipulated by social media and bots trying to influence voter behaviour. Since 2012, Professor Howard and team have been investigating the use of algorithms, automation and computational propaganda in public life. Political bots are manipulating public opinion over major […]

Prezi: What is Public Opinion?  Lessons From 4 Mistakes
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Prezi: What is Public Opinion? Lessons From 4 Mistakes

The science of opinion measurement often advances because of big mistakes. Three of the biggest mistakes are easy to identify. Did we just make a fourth?

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Prezi – Collective Action in a Digital Era

Here is my Prezi on “Collective Action in a Digital Era“.