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Social media manipulation and the election of 2020

February 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Wednesday   How worried should we be about the impact of social media manipulation on our 2020 elections? Is the Internet Research Agency still a force? What was that Cambridge Analytica thing? How do we protect ourselves against viral misinformation? Attend this panel discussion to get answers to your questions about the intersection of personal social media data and elections. Panelists:

  • Walter R. Mebane, Jr., professor of political science and professor of statistics at the University of Michigan, is a member of Michigan’s Election Security Task Force.
  •  Dr. Mark Ackerman is the George Herbert Mead Collegiate Professor of Human-Computer Interaction and a professor in the School of Information and in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His major research area is social computing, investigating online knowledge communities, expertise sharing, and most recently, misinformation.

HOMES Brewery, 2321 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor. 7-9pm



February 19, 2020
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


HOMES Brewery
2321 Jackson Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48103 United States
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