Social media has come to occupy a central role in our lives, becoming the primary vehicle for keeping in touch with friends, organizing groups, and getting news. Annenberg scholars evaluate its impact and effects on us and our society, from slacktivism to online harassment to influencers and more.
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New Center to Focus on Information Networks and Democracy
Directed by Sandra González-Bailón and co-directed by Yphtach Lelkes, the Center for Information Networks and Democracy will analyze the benefits and risks of digital technologies for political and civic engagement.