Day UITS Monitor: Election
IU professor creates BotSlayer software to greatly help reporters, basic tell that is public from truth in Tweets.
Election Day (Nov. 3) is merely 13 times awayвЂ”as you research the prospects, will you be getting accurate information?
The BotSlayer application, produced by Filippo Menczer, manager of this IU Observatory on social media marketing, can help you monitor and identify prospective manipulation of information spreading on Twitter.
BotSlayer uses an algorithm to flag hashtags, links, records, and news which can be trending and amplified in a fashion that is coordinated probably by bots. A dashboard assists users explore the Tweets and reports connected with suspicious promotions via Twitter, visualize their spread, and search associated pictures and content on Bing.
In an article that is recent the Indiana Daily scholar, Menczer said, вЂњ. . . Many of us are in danger of manipulation through social media.вЂќ
“Securing the Vote” with IU President Michael McRobbie
The Democracy Themester event features McRobbie at noon.
Find out about election cybersecurity from IU President Michael McRobbie in this event that is virtual by the Ostrom Workshop’s system on Cybersecurity and Web Governance.
Whenever: Thursday, noon-1pm Where: Zoom details sent after enrollment
President McRobbie is a pc expert and scientist on cybersecurity. Continue reading