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Oxford Prof & Author. Director. "There's a force in the universe that makes things happen. And all you have to do is get in touch with it." Ty Webb
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Harvard University Press International Jun 3
In ’t, argues that technology is not only failing to level the playing field for activists, it’s actually making things worse by “creating a digital activism gap.” Read her interview with
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Phil Howard May 21
Junk news is a problem. But in Europe, most people most of the time don't share it. Results of most comprehensive study of junk news and social media--7 languages, multiplatform, text & visual content:
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Phil Howard May 12
visit our page over the next few months for policy ideas on how to get ready for the next big election: Oxford Commission on Technology and Elections
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Phil Howard May 12
Tech firms should be responsible for _all_ their ads. If not registered with Electoral Commission, on UK Lobbying Register, registered as a foreign agent, a legit advertiser, shouldn't be able to launch massive social media campaigns.
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Phil Howard May 12
In the UK, we need to strengthen digital election rules before the next vote. Some ideas for how to do this, in FT
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Saiph Savage 💻🏛 May 7
Our research on political misinformation campaigns is on Buzzfeed! 👊 My PhD student and I teamed up with the Institute for the Future & found data voids in the political discussions targeting Latinos that are then exploited by extremist voices.
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Phil Howard May 5
Rethink government *with* AI From our brilliant colleague and collaborator
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Phil Howard Apr 26
Time to set rules of fair play for social media in elections. will lead by identifying actionable recommendations for the UK-before our next big vote. New commission to address technological threats to democracy
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Phil Howard Apr 18
Facebook teams with rightwing Daily Caller in factchecking program If it helps re-evaluate this, research has consistently rated "junk news"
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Phil Howard Apr 15
Twitter bot tracks abusive tweets against female politicians
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On Assignment with Richard Engel Apr 12
Researchers at and did a full autopsy of Russian disinformation tactics. We'll hear from them on Sunday.
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Phil Howard Apr 11
One more day to submit proposals for this summer's conference at Come explore the leading edge of research into the social side of tech & innovation!
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Phil Howard Apr 11
Replying to @pomeranian99 @ginasue
part of the answer will be in 's "Venture Labor" book: recent history of NYC's
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Oxford Internet Institute Apr 3
Will kill development? Will robotisation prevent poorer countries taking the traditional route to prosperity? The OII's Mark Graham weighs in on how will impact inequality via
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Phil Howard Mar 30
The group looking for new Deputy Director:
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Phil Howard Mar 29
Tech companies perform best, behave responsibly, when public expectations are clear & consistent. Getting all ads, in real time, globally, into public archives is next step for strengthening democracy. My NYTimes OpEd:
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Oxford Internet Institute Mar 28
Great session in London today with on online harms, regulation and human rights (among other topics) kindly hosted by . Fantastic to have representation from industry, academia, civil society and government from across the world.
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Phil Howard Mar 27
A billion people in India and across Europe are voting in the next few months. US Presidential campaigning already started. It's time to put all social media ads, all countries, all the time, into public archives. My piece
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Phil Howard Mar 22
Very excited about visiting my alma mater ! Giving a talk at for and friends. But all welcome: "Tomorrow’s Leviathan: Intelligent Machines in a Political World" next week 03/28 @ 6:30pm
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Oxford-LSE Connected Life Mar 11
***CALL FOR PAPERS***: Based at Oxford University, Connected Life 2019 Data & Disorder will provide an engaging forum for critical reflection on the datafication of social life and order. For more information on how to submit your abstract, visit:
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