Centre For Disinformation Studies Chloe Ketels

QAnon and the Tale of America’s Subjective Reality

The rise of conspiracy theory communities on the Internet… And in American politics  Conspiracy theories are not a new phenomenon. However, in today’s digital environment, their role and importance has drastically changed. While these movements were previously mainly confined to obscure and secluded forums of the Internet, they now proliferate and flourish anywhere from Twitter Read More…

Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Emilio Angeles

Documentary Review: Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma”

Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma” perpetuates exactly what it aims to prevent. In this article, Emilio finds that the film provides a good overview of the societal challenges caused by social media but has glaring flaws that prevent it from reaching wider audiences.

Centre For Disinformation Studies Cyber Security and Emerging Threats Ryan Atkinson

Sorting Fact From Fiction: Trolls, Bots, and the Erosion of Informed Debate

Ryan Atkinson discusses the dangerous implications of future political influence operations, arguing that research must work to understand how current operations will incorporate advancing technologies.

Charlotte Provost Security, Trade and the Economy

Information Wars: How Google, Facebook & Twitter Are Adapting to the Post-US Election Era

Did social media influence the outcome of the American elections? In light of Google, Facebook & Twitter’s recent policy changes, Charlotte Provost explores the role of the internet in divulging information to the public, and its potential influence on the global community.