platforms

Fake news

Will AI save us from fake news?

Column
Nataliia Vdovychenko
10/12/2021
6 minutes to read

Attempts to decrease the spread of ‘fake news’ might come with the risks of censorship and control.

Big Tech companies

Privacy vs. Big Data: Who are we in the eyes of tech giants?

Article
Nataliia Vdovychenko
05/04/2021
20 minutes to read

Big Data is the new gold. However, what exactly do platforms know about us? This case study is going to explore transparency in data collection of Google and Apple to answer the question of who we are in the eyes of tech giants.

The power of online reviews in decision-making

Article
Nadine Visser
15/01/2020
11 minutes to read

Online reviews are widely used for decision-making in daily life. Reviews of entertainment objects (e.g. films, books) are used as evidence of their quality. In this paper, we discuss the construction of "experts" on cultural knowledge online.