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Moral Authority as a Platform

BuzzMachine - October 04, 2017 4143

[See my disclosures below.*] Since the election, I have been begging the platforms to be transparent about efforts to manipulate them — and thus the public. I wish they had not waited so long, until they were under pressure from journalists, politicians, and prosecutors. I wish they would realize the imperative to make these decisions based on higher responsibility. I wish they […]


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How Did the Russians Know to Target Michigan & Wisconsin on Facebook?

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - October 04, 2017 4137

Russia Facebook

Friend-to-Friend Outreach in Politics: What Does the Research Say?

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - September 28, 2017 3811

Cats understand fame

This 2016 Number Should Terrify Digital Democrats

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - September 25, 2017 3660

Online fundraising

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Relying Entirely on Addressable Advertising? Your Targeting Model Had Better Be Perfect

e.politics: online advocacy tools & tactics - September 23, 2017 3566

Yes, that's a message in a bottle

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Breaking your bubble

Freedom to Tinker - September 19, 2017 3325

This is the first part of a two-part series about a class project on online filter bubbles. In this post, we talk about our pedagogical approach and how we carried out the project. To read more about the results of the project, go to Part Two. By Janet Xu and Matthew J. Salganik The 2016 […]

Caribbean Storms 2017

Citizen Science - September 12, 2017 2928

Analyze satellite images of areas stricken by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Jose to help rescue workers pinpoint places needing assistance.
 



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