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BWL XI: Interview mit der FAZ
Gegen Misinformation und Fake News in sozialen Medien sollen Faktenchecks helfen. Aber funktionieren sie? Darüber — und warum Warnhinweise alleine nicht ausreichend sind — haben wir anlässlich unserer neuen Studie mit der Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung gesprochen.
BWL XI: Best Poster Award at WebSci '24
Our paper "Community notes increase trust in fact-checking on social media" has won the "Best Poster Award" at ACM WebSci '24.
BWL XI: Paper accepted in PNAS Nexus
A new research paper has been accepted for publication in PNAS Nexus. Based on a preregistered survey experiment, our work demonstrates that context matters in fact-checking on social media and that community notes might be an effective approach to mitigate trust issues with simple misinformation flags.
BWL XI: Two posters accepted at WebSci
Two papers have been accepted for poster presentation at the ACM Web Science Conference (WebSci 24).
BWL XI: New paper accepted at CSCW
A new research paper with researchers from the University of Luxembourg has been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction (CSCW '24). In this study, we perform a large-scale empirical study to analyze whether the introduction of the Community Notes feature has reduced engagement with misinformation on X/Twitter.
BWL XI: Paper accepted at WWW
A new study has been accepted for publication as a short paper at The Web Conference (WWW). The paper empirically analyzes 156 million "Statements of Reasons" from the DSA Transparency Database to shed light on content moderation decisions of social media platforms in the EU.
BWL XI: Two papers accepted at CSCW
Two new research papers have been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the ACM on Human-Computer Interaction (CSCW '24). CSCW is a premier publication outlet in data science with a low acceptance rate (CORE Ranking A).
BWL XI: Paper in Nature Human Behaviour
A new article has been accepted for publication in Nature Human Behaviour (IF: 29.9). Together with researchers from LMU Munich, Stanford University, Max Planck Institute, Georgetown University, and Georgia Tech, we offer suggestions for how research can help tackle the threats arising from AI-generated disinformation on social media.
BWL XI: Paper accepted at ICWSM
A new research paper has been accepted for publication in the Proceedings of the International Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM). ICWSM is a premier conference in data science with a low acceptance rate (CORE Ranking A).
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