Finally, a scientific list of the most popular memes on the internet.

“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

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

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

El Pais wrote about our EU-funded ReCRED

El Pais is a Spanish daily newspaper and the most read newspaper and the second most circulated daily newspaper in Spain as of December 2017. They wrote about our EU-funded ReCRED project and other efforts, e.g., Google’s FIDO U2F deployment, towards departing from the password paradigm.