Over the last few weeks, social media platforms hardened their content policies regarding misinformation and hate speech. In this article, Chloé Ketels analyzes the implications of this trend.
Ryan Atkinson discusses the dangerous implications of future political influence operations, arguing that research must work to understand how current operations will incorporate advancing technologies.
How did Russia learn to use the Internet to strengthen authoritarianism? Benson Cheung interviews Ilya Maslyanskyy about how Russia learned to use threats, trolls, and Twitter bots to control the Internet since 2011.
Did social media influence the outcome of the American elections? In light of Google, Facebook & Twitter’s recent policy changes, Charlotte Provost explores the role of the internet in divulging information to the public, and its potential influence on the global community.
Here’s a quick recap of our Twitter Chat on the strategic, security and intelligence concerns in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks around the world this past month via Storify.
Here’s a quick media recap of our annual fall conference at the Ministry of Global Affairs on November 1, 2015 in Ottawa via Storify.