New Article: Studying Reddit

Nick Proferes has recently published (with co-authors from four other institutions), an analysis of 727 research articles that used Reddit as a source of data over a decade period. The article appears in Social Media + Society, detailing the sampling and methods used, and concludes with a warning: “Reddit’s unique Read more…

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“Reach the Right People”

Kelley Cotter has coauthored, with Mel Medeiros, Chankyung Pak, and Kjerstin Thorson, a new article entitled “‘Reach the right people’: The politics of ‘interests’ in Facebook’s classification system for ad targeting” that appears in Big Data & Society: Political campaigns increasingly rely on Facebook for reaching their constituents, particularly through Read more…