A small percentage of Americans, less than 9 percent, shared links to so-called “fake news” sites on Facebook during the 2016 presidential election campaign, but this behavior was disproportionately common among people over the age of 65, according to a new analysis by...
Two Princeton University professors are part of a new initiative that will help social scientists to study the spread of information and misinformation on Facebook, and its influence over elections and democracy.
Thanks to the advent of cell phones, tablets and smart cars, Americans are increasingly reliant on wireless services and products. Yet despite digital technology advancements, security and privacy safeguards for consumers have not kept pace.
Robert Mueller’s recent indictment of 13 Russians and their “troll farm” has given us a clearer view of what an adversary can do with disinformation. Yet, on Feb. 27, Adm. Mike Rogers, head of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, testified before lawmakers that while the U.S.
From smart phones to social media, digital technology has changed the way we live — åallowing for new explorations of human behavior. Big Data now enables scientists to process data about human behavior on a scale never before imaginable.
How to effectively regulate and oversee the internet has become increasingly complicated for policymakers. Today’s information revolution has contributed to unanticipated policy issues concerning privacy, intellectual property and free speech, among others.
Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Ajit Pai outlined a plan last week to reduce government oversight over high-speed internet service providers.