Isolation and cohesion facilitate information spread on social media

Credits: TRE-TO


Isolation and cohesion of polarized communities facilitate the coordinated information spread on social media. On Twitter, a few influencers controlled right-wing groups, having a more rigid hierarchy and speeding up the coordinated dissemination of information during elections.

Sep 28, 2023 7:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Jornal da USP
Ruben Interian
Ruben Interian
Professor of Computer Science

My research field is Computational Social Science, focusing specifically on studying social phenomena through the analysis of individuals’ interaction networks