The Computational Propaganda Project

Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford

How social media filter bubbles and algorithms influence the election

Our project work was featured extensively in a Guardian article about the British Election.

‘One of the most powerful players in the British election is also one of the most opaque. With just over two weeks to go until voters go to the polls, there are two things every election expert agrees on: what happens on social media, and Facebook in particular, will have an enormous effect on how the country votes; and no one has any clue how to measure what’s actually happening there.’

Read the rest in the Guardian.

General Election 2017Phil HowardThe GuardianUK

ComProp • 23rd May 2017

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