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[CASCI Talk] Social Media Impact on Online News Consumption: Echo Chambers, Information Diversity, and Ideological Polarization

Tuesday, February 11th, 2019 11:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description There is concern that social media creates echo chambers in which homophily in online social networks and filtering by content selection algorithms combine to limit exposure to diverse viewpoints, thereby encouraging individuals to adopt more extreme ideological positions. Yet, empirical evidence regarding the […]

[CASCI Talk] Crowd Sleuths: Solving Mysteries with Crowdsourcing, Experts and AI

Tuesday, November 19th, 201911:00 am – 12:00 noonHBK South 2119 Description Professional investigators in fields such as journalism, law enforcement, and academia have long sought the public’s help in solving mysteries, typically by providing tips. However, as social technologies capture more digital traces of daily life and enable new forms of collaboration, members of the […]

[Call for Papers]: 2nd CFP – 2013 International Annual Conference on Social Media and Society

CALL FOR PAPER ABSTRACTS, PANEL PROPOSALS AND POSTERS What: 2013 International Conference on Social Media and Society Where: Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada When: September 14-15, 2013 Website: http://SocialMediaAndSociety.com/ Twitter hashtag: #SMSociety13 IMPORTANT DATES: Paper & Panel Abstracts Due: May 1, 2013 Paper & Panel Notification: May 20, 2013 Poster Abstracts Due: May 30, 2013 […]

[Call for Papers] InfoSocial 2013: Bridging Media, Technology and Social Science

Call for Papers InfoSocial 2013: Bridging Media, Technology and Social Science A graduate student conference hosted by the Media, Technology, and Society (MTS) program at Northwestern University InfoSocial is a student-run conference dedicated to showcasing graduate student research that is theoretically engaging, methodologically sound, and socially relevant. We welcome submissions that engage multiple ways of thinking […]