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Social Media

Social Media

What are the opportunities and risks of the ever-increasing use of social media? On the one hand, social media brings us closer together and opens new networking opportunities. On the other, social media platforms are increasingly criticised for failing to halt the spread of misinformation.

Our research into social media considers the effects, positive and negative, of social media. It includes projects on the link between social media and political volatility, the use of social media to spread state-produced ‘computational propaganda’, and narratives of consumption on social media.

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