CAS SEE Seminars with Guests: Fabiana Zollo
- CAS SEE Seminars with Guests: Fabiana Zollo
Polarisation, Misinformation, and Hate: Investigating Social Dynamics with Online Data
On Thursday, December 16th at 12 am (CET), we are going to host CAS SEE Weekly Seminar with Dr. Fabiana Zollo, presented by our fellow Gabriele Giacomini. The seminar is entitled: “Polarisation, Misinformation, and Hate: Investigating Social Dynamics with Online Data”.
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the challenge of conveying and communicating complexity and uncertainty to the public, also given the increasing central role of the Internet and social media. Designed to maximise users’ presence on the platform and to deliver targeted advertising, social media transformed the information landscape and have rapidly become the main information sources for many of their users. Information spreads faster and farther online, in a flow-through system where users have immediate access to unlimited content. This may facilitate the proliferation of mis- and dis-information, generating chaos, and limiting access to correct information. In this talk, I will provide an overview of how social dynamics and behavioural patterns can be investigated and analysed with online data, and discuss how data-driven insights can be used to design effective strategies to counter misinformation and improve the overall quality of the information system.
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Meeting ID: 899 5529 2184
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