It is a widely accepted fact that state-sponsored Twitter accounts operated during the 2016 US presidential election, spreading millions of tweets with misinformation and inflammatory political content. Whether these social media campaigns of the so–called “troll” accounts were able to manipulate public opinion is still in question. In this post we discuss the findings of … Continue Reading
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