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    Data & Society Researcher Alexandra Mateescu's latest report outlines the drawbacks of Electronic Visit Verification (EVV), highlighting the need to fundamentally reconsider what is valued & prioritized in the design of care technologies & infrastructure. Read more
    November 2021
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    The Challenges of Building Healthy Tech for Young People Read more
    May 2021
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    The Four Myths of Healthy Tech Read more
    October 2020
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    "Data Voids" demonstrates how manipulators expose people to problematic content by exploiting search-engine results. Read more
    October 2019
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    New report by Robyn Caplan illustrates the organizational contexts of three types of content moderation strategies by drawing from interviews with 10 major digital platforms. Read more
    November 2018
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    Data Craft analyzes how bad actors manipulate metadata to create effective disinformation campaigns and provides tips for researchers and technology companies trying to spot this “data craft.” Read more
    November 2018
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    Weaponizing the Digital Influence Machine: The Political Perils of Online Ad Tech identifies the technologies, conditions, and tactics that enable today’s digital advertising infrastructure to be weaponized by political and anti-democratic actors. Read more
    October 2018
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    "Alternative Influence" by Rebecca Lewis identifies an alternative media system on YouTube that adopts the techniques of brand influencers to build audiences and “sell” them political ideology. Read more
    September 2018
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    Drawn from the experiences of U.S. ridehail, care, and cleaning platform workers, new Data & Society report demonstrates how technology reshapes the future of labor. Read more
    June 2018
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    New Data & Society ethnographic study illuminates conservative methods of fact-checking media; warns that search engines may facilitate disinformation Read more
    May 2018
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