This is what filter bubbles actually look like

John Kelly and Camille François in MIT Technology Review. John Kelly is CEO and Camille François is research director of Graphika, a social network analytics company. All annotations in context. American public life has become increasingly ideologically segregated as newspapers have given way to screens. But societies have experienced extremism and fragmentation without the assistance of Silicon Valley…

Social Network Analysis Reveals Full Scale of Kremlin’s Twitter Bot Campaign

With the aid of open-source tools, Internet researcher Lawrence Alexander gathered and visualized data on nearly 20,500 pro-Kremlin Twitter accounts, revealing the massive scale of information manipulation attempts on the RuNet. In what is the first part of a two-part analysis, he explains how he did it and what he found. All annotations in context.…

A Framework for Teaching with Twitter

One point I’d like to emphasize with this matrix is that there is no single right way to teach with Twitter. And there’s no wrong way either. You don’t even have to use Twitter with the same rhythm or intent over the span of the semester; you can range across the passive-active and monologic-dialogic axes as…