Center for Information Networks and Democracy

Committed to excellence in research on the benefits and risks that information networks have for democracy.

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Led by Sandra González-Bailón and Yphtach Lelkes, CIND brings together researchers developing creative, evidence-driven work at the intersection of political communication and computational social science. We aim to advance our understanding of information networks and their impact on democracy.


Research Areas

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Algorithmic Curation

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Collective Action

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Digital Inequalities

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Political Segregation

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Information Ecosystems

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Political Engagement

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