Selected Publications

The massive spread of digital misinformation has been identified as a major threat to democracies. Communication, cognitive, social, and computer scientists are studying the complex causes for the viral diffusion of misinformation, while online platforms […]
Nat. Comm. 9 4787, 2018

The volume and velocity of information that gets generated online limits current journalistic practices to fact-check claims at the same rate. Computational approaches for fact checking may be the key to help mitigate the risks of massive misinformation spread. […]
ICDM, 2017

Online social media and games are increasingly replacing offline social activities. Social media is now an indispensable mode of communication; online gaming is not only a genuine social activity but also a popular spectator sport. Although online interaction shrinks social and geographical barriers, it is argued that social disparities, such as gender inequality, persists. […]
ICWSM, 2017

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A key factor in the dissemination of inauthentic information on social media is the interaction between human cognitive bias and …

Knowledge discovery techniques have a long history of application to fields of practice such as marketing and business intelligence. …

Representation learning offers a powerful alternative to the oft painstaking process of manual feature engineering, and as a result, …

While social media make it easy to connect with and access information from anyone, they also facilitate basic influence and …

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Computational Fact-checking

Computational fact checking from knowledge networks

Hoaxy

Diffusion of digital misinformation and competition with fact-checking information

Collective Deliberation on Wikipedia

Articles for Deletion and Notabilia.

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