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Alum Yoel Roth (Ph.D. ‘16) to Study Trust and Technology as Knight Visiting Scholar

During the 2023-24 academic year, the former head of Trust and Safety at Twitter will return to Annenberg as a visiting scholar with the Center for Media at Risk.


Social Scientists Must Address ChatGPT’s Ethical Challenges Before Using It for Research

A new paper by researchers at Penn’s School of Social Policy & Practice (SP2) and Penn’s Annenberg School for Communication...


Netflix in Mexico

Undergraduates Teia Hudson and Miraya Gesheva spent the summer working with Annenberg Assistant Professor Juan Llamas-Rodriguez to look at how streaming in Mexico has changed during the past 10 years.

Graduate Student News

Brendan Mahoney Wants To Know How the Internet Affects Us

Mahoney, a doctoral candidate at Annenberg, examines the ways we communicate online and the corporations that host those conversations.

Faculty News

Desmond Patton and the Science of Being Human

Patton discusses his research in social media and violence, finding an interdisciplinary career in social work, communication, data science, and psychiatry, and why his open-mindedness never stops.


First Findings from US 2020 Facebook & Instagram Election Study Released

Unprecedented research by Prof. Sandra González-Bailón and colleagues reveals the influence of Facebook's algorithms on political news exposure.

Call for Submissions

Call for Abstracts: 2024 CDCS Symposium - Everyday Forms of Digital Activism and Resistance

Submissions should explore everyday forms of digital activism and resistance around the world. The symposium will take place at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania on April 18-19, 2024.


What Is Deepfake Porn and Why Is It Thriving in the Age of AI?

With rapid advances in AI, the public is increasingly aware that what you see on your screen may not be...

Graduate Student News

At the National Liberty Museum, People’s Browsing History Is on Display Through Art

Recent Ph.D. Roopa Vasudevan created a browser extension that transforms a person’s portrait based on the websites they visited.


When Child Care and Domestic Gig Workers Have Problems, Where Do They Turn?

A new study from Professor Julia Ticona and doctoral candidate Ryan Tsapatsaris uncovers the online spaces where domestic workers and their clients talk about using