SigmaLive is a Cypriot news website and the most read website in Cyprus. They wrote about our EU-funded CONCORDIA project.See more here : SigmaLive
The CONCORDIA project ( Cyber security cOmpeteNCe fOr Research anD InnovAtion) kick off meeting took place at Universität der Bundeswehr München. See more at : https://www.concordia-h2020.eu/
The Conversation published the article “Propaganda-spewing Russian trolls act differently online from regular people” highlighting our research “Disinformation Warfare: Understanding State-Sponsored Trolls on Twitter and Their Influence on the Web”. Subsequently, US News redistributed this article.
“Finally, a scientific list of the most popular memes on the internet. The group, from Cyprus University of Technology, University College London, University of Alabama at Birmingham and King’s College London, set out to make «the first attempt to provide a multiplatform measurement of the meme ecosystem, with a focus on fringe and potentially dangerous … Continue Reading
“Study Reveals Misuse of Archive Services by Fringe Communities on the Web”. Article published by Newswise for our research “Understanding Web Archiving Services and Their (Mis)Use on Social Media”.
“Twitter’s vast metadata haul is a privacy nightmare for users. “Metadata is much larger when compared to the actual content of a tweet”, says Savvas Zannettou, a PhD student at the Cyprus University of Technology.”. An article published by WIRED.
The Houston Chronicle published the article “How to tell a Russian troll from a regular person” highlighting our research “Disinformation Warfare: Understanding State-Sponsored Trolls on Twitter and Their Influence on the Web”. Read more here: www.houstonchronicle.com
Washington Post published an article about our study “A Quantitative Approach to Understanding Online Antisemitism”.
Washington Post published an article about our study “A Quantitative Approach to Understanding Online Antisemitism”. This paper focuses on the emerging problem of online antisemitism. By analyzing over 100M posts from 4chan’s Politically Incorrect board (/pol/) and Gab, we show that the use of ethnic racial slurs, and in particular antisemitic terms, are getting worrying traction … Continue Reading
VICE mentions our research “Kek, Cucks, and God Emperor Trump: A Measurement Study of 4chan’s Politically Incorrect Forum and Its Effects on the Web” in their article titled “Ten Wild Jobs That Didn’t Exist Ten Years Ago”.
An article published by The Wall Street Journal, mentioning our study “What is Gab? A Bastion of Free Speech or an Alt-Right Echo Chamber?
“As mainstream social-media companies such as Facebook Inc., Twitter Inc. and Reddit try to push racist commentary and hate speech off their platforms, those conversations are finding homes in other corners of the web.” an article published by The Wall Street Journal, mentioning our study “What is Gab? A Bastion of Free Speech or an Alt-Right … Continue Reading