Post Tagged with: "political bots"

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Research Featured on BBC Click

Our research was featured in a segment of the BBC show Click, about the role of social media bots in modern political communication.


Preconference Call for Papers: Algorithms, Automation and Politics

The international team will be meeting in Fukuoka, Japan in June 2016.  We invite other researchers who plan to come to the International Communications Association meetings to join us for a preconference on “Algorithms, Automation and Politics.” Recent research has revealed that political actors are using algorithms and automation […]

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CBC: How Politicians Use Bots to Manipulate the Public

The CBC radio show Spark did an episode about the political bots project. Phil Howard studies political bots — social media accounts designed to influence public opinion — and the coders and governments who run them.

Teaching / Teaching Presentations

Prezi: Bots, Botnets and Political Culture

A short Prezi on what bots are and how they impact public opinion.