This research project emerges from the context of increasing political polarisation across media and social media platforms, leading to a hollowing of the centre, the amplification of mis- and disinformation, and an ensuing struggle for control over cultural narratives. The resulting “culture wars” become the background against which young people today learn about the world and … Read more
Artificial intelligence is increasingly used to identify, flag, and remove misinformation and other problematic content from social media platforms. The use of AI in this context is due partly to the scale of social media platforms and partly to the ability of automated systems to detect problematic content that may escape human detection. It is … Read more
Marc is a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems (Digital Ethics). He is interested in the intersection of technology (big data, social media, etc) and philosophy (existentialism, ethics, epistemology, and Experimental Philosophy). He is especially interested in the interdisciplinary analysis of contemporary social media from an existentialist lens by challenging the contemporary notion of authenticity on … Read more
Don Fallis is a Professor of Philosophy and Computer Science at Northeastern University. His research interests include epistemology, philosophy of information, and philosophy of mathematics. His articles on lying and deception have appeared in the Journal of Philosophy, Philosophical Studies, and the Australasian Journal of Philosophy.
Ruben den Boer is a Research Master student in Linguistics and Communication Sciences at Tilburg University. He is a self-proclaimed medianerd who is intrigued by how people share and consume m/disinformation and conspiracy theories via online platforms. He has a background in Media, Information and Communications.