Faculty Profile: Emilio Ferrara from USC Viterbi on Vimeo.

Spotlight: How Emotions Spread On Twitter from USC Viterbi on Vimeo.

The Rise of Social Bots from CACM on Vimeo.

Tech Crunch Podcast: Technotopia 

Press Coverage

  1. Twitter ‘Bots’ Becoming More ‘Human,’ Will Influence 2020 Presidential Election, New Research Study SaysInquisitr
  2. As 2020 Election Nears, Twitter Bots Have Only Gotten Better at Seeming HumanAdWeek
  3. Social media bots becoming more human and difficult to detect, study showsE&T
  4. Twitter Bots Are Becoming More Human-LikeDefenseOne
  5. Bots evolving to better mimic humans during electionsHelpNet Security
  6. Modern Politics: Social Media Bots Will Be Harder To Detect During 2020 ElectionStudyFinds
  7. Fake Accounts On Social Media Now Able To Copy Human BehaviourNewsGram
  8. Bots harder to discern from humans have multiplied in online ‘arms race’ – SiliconRepublic
  9. Get ready for more humanlike bots, better deep-fake videos and wall-to-wall disinformation in 2020 race – The Baltimore Sun
  10. Bots might prove harder to detect in 2020 elections – EurekAlert!
  11. Bots in the TwitterspherePEW Research Center
  12. Social Media Bots Deceive E-cigarette Users – Scientific American
  13. Twitter bots were more active than previously known during the 2018 midterms – CNBC
  14. Majority of Twitter bots affecting US elections originated from Russia and Iran – Devdiscourse
  15. About 20% of election posts on Twitter last fall were ‘bots,’ study says – Breitbart
  16. Thousands of Twitter bots active during 2018 US mid-term elections – The Economic Times
  17. How Twitter bots get people to spread fake news – ScienceNews
  18. Study: It only takes a few seconds for bots to spread misinformation – ArsTecnica
  19. Bots actually target and pursue individual influencers – EurekAlert!
  20. The charge of the chatbots: how do you tell who’s human online? – The Guardian
  21. Facebook’s Secret Weapon for Fighting Election Interference: The Government – Bloomberg
  22. Surge in anonymous Asia Twitter accounts sparks bot fears – The Japan Times
  23. The endless game of cat and mouse with spammers – Eureka
  24. Fake news is about to get a lot worse. That will make it easier to violate human rightsThe Washington Post
  25. The Big, Bad Bot Problem – The Ringer
  26. Twitter Cracks Down on Bot Abuse – How Stuff Works
  27. Conservatives amplified Russian trolls 30 times more often than liberals in 2016 – Vox
  28. US conservatives spread tweets by Russian trolls over 30 times more often than liberals – MIT Tech Review
  29. How to Stop Russia From Wrecking Election 2018 – Daily Beast
  30. Twitter has been ignoring its fake account problem for yearsColumbia Journalism Review
  31. Twitter’s huge bot problem is out of the bagCNET
  32. Putin’s Pro-Trump Trolls Just Targeted Hillary Clinton and Robert Mueller – Mother Jones
  33. Twitter urged firms to delete data during 2016 campaign – POLITICO
  34. Bot-hunting Twitter bot sniffs out bogus political tweets – TechCrunch
  35. This new Twitter account hunts for bots that push political opinions – Quartz
  36. Lies, statistics and Twitter – Millennium Post
  37. Social media bots are a real problem and California may regulate them – Medianama
  38. Watch: Five Ways the Internet Is Destroying Society – IEEE Electronics 360
  39. Ending fake news means changing how Wall Street values Facebook and Twitter – Quartz
  40. Trolls, bots and fake news: the mysterious world of social media manipulation – Newsweek
  41. Twitter Bots Distorted the 2016 Election—Including Many Likely From Russia – Mother Jones
  42. Researcher Emilio Ferrara talks about the rise of fake news and botnets – Tech Crunch
  43. These Scientists Wanted To Understand Twitter’s Bot Armies, So They Built Their Own – Fast Company
  44. Senator Slams Twitter’s Disclosure On Russian Meddling As ‘Inadequate On Every Level’ – Forbes
  45. Twitter’s Disclosure of Russian Activity Sparks Criticism From Lawmakers – The Wall Street Journal
  46. Twitter takes its turn in the Russian probe spotlight – Politico
  47. Twitter Says It Found 201 Russia-Linked Accounts That Aimed to Influence U.S. Election – Fox Business
  48. TWITTER STORMS – Civicist
  50. Fake News on Twitter Flooded Swing States That Helped Trump Win – Mother Jones
  51. Twitter to Testify Before Senate in Russia Probe – US News
  52. Researchers find that Twitter bots can be used for good – Tech Crunch
  53. Twitter Bots Can Encourage Decent Conduct, Not Just Fake News – News18
  54. Twitter bots for good: USC ISI study reveals how information spreads on social media – EurekAlert!
  55. Germany Election So Far Unaffected by ‘Fake News’ – Snopes
  56. Social media ‘bots’ tried to influence the U.S. election. Germany may be nextScience
  57. Computational propaganda poses challengeGlobal Times
  58. Russia’s propaganda machine amplifies alt-right – The Hill
  59. #FireMcMaster, Not Damore: Twitter Bots Are Thriving, And They’re More Lethal Than Ever – Fast Company
  60. Why didn’t Macron leaks carry more clout in the French presidential election? USC News
  61. The curious case of ‘Nicole Mincey,’ the Trump fan who may actually be a botThe Washington Post
  62. Trump Thanked A ‘Supporter’ On Twitter, Then A Mystery UnraveledA Plus
  63. Spreading fake news becomes standard practice for governments across the world – The Washington Post
  64. One in five bots sharing fake news during France’s presidential election were also involved in the United States’ – ZME Science
  65. Black-market bots, duped humans are responsible for derailing elections with fake news – ThinkProgress
  66. Study: Bots have turned Twitter into a powerful political disinformation platform – Venture Beat
  67. Fake news bots are so economical, you can use them over and over – Harvard NiemanLab
  68. Pro-Trump Twitter bots were also used to target Macron, research shows – The Verge
  69. There’s a Bit of Overlap Between Bots Trying to Manipulate American and French Elections – New York Magazine
  70. Research links pro-Trump, anti-Macron Twitter bots – The Hill
  71. The Same Twitter Bots That Helped Trump Tried to Sink Macron, Researcher Says – VICE
  72. How the Hashtag Is Changing Warfare – SIGNAL
  73. How Twitter Is Being Gamed to Feed Misinformation – New York Times
  74. ‘Something fishy’ is going on with Trump’s twitter account, researchers say – Washington Post
  75. Inside Russia’s Social Media War on America – TIME (cover story)
  76. The Twitter Bots Who Tried to Steal France – Daily Beast
  77. When Facebook and Instagram Think You’re Depressed – VICE
  78. Twitter Has a Serious Problem—And It’s Actually a Bigger Deal Than People Realize – Mother Jones
  79. Sleeping Beauties of Science – Scientific American
  80. Twitter Bot — or Not? – The New York Times
  81. After political Twitter bot revelation, are companies at risk? – Computer World
  82. Searching for proof of Amy – San Francisco Examiner
  83. News That 48 Million Of Twitter’s Users May Be Bots Could Impact Its Valuation – Forbes
  84. How to save Twitter, two pennies at a time – The Denver Post
  85. How Understanding Identity Can Help Avoid Fraudulent Traffic – DMNews
  86. Fake accounts scandal weighs on Twitter boss – The Times
  87. Pressure Grows on Twitter CEO Dorsey Amid Bot Scandal – The Street
  88. CMO Today: Marketers and Political Wonks Gather for SXSW – The Wall Street Journal
  89. Huge number of Twitter accounts are not operated by humans – ABC News
  90. Early Twitter investor Chris Sacca says he ‘hates’ the stock, calls bot issue ‘embarrassing’ – CNBC
  91. Up to 48 million Twitter accounts are bots, study says – CNET
  92. R u bot or not? – VICE
  93. New Machine Learning Framework Uncovers Twitter’s Vast Bot Population – VICE/Motherboard
  94. A Whopping 48 Million Twitter Accounts Are Actually Just Bots, Study Says – Tech Times
  95. 15 Percent Of Twitter Accounts May Be Bots [STUDY] – Value Walk
  96. Why the Rise of Bots is a Concern for Social Networks – Enterpreneuer
  97. Study reveals whopping 48M Twitter accounts are actually bots – CBS News
  98. Twitter is home to nearly 48 million bots, according to report – The Daily Dot
  99. As many as 48 million Twitter accounts aren’t people, says study – CNBC
  100. New Study Says 48 Million Accounts On Twitter Are Bots – We are social media
  101. Almost 48 million Twitter accounts are bots – Axios
  102. Twitter user accounts: around 15% or 48 million are bots [study] – The Vanguard
  103. Report: 48 Million Twitter Accounts Are Bots – Breitbart
  104. Rise of the TWITTERBOTS – Daily Mail
  105. 15 per cent of Twitter is bots, but not the Kardashian kind – The Inquirer
  106. 48 mn Twitter accounts are bots, says study – The Economic Times
  107. 9-15 per cent of Twitter accounts are bots, reveals study – Financial Express
  108. Nearly 48 million Twitter accounts are bots: study – Deccan herald
  109. Study: Nearly 48 Million Twitter Accounts Are Fake; Many Push Political Agendas – The Libertarian Republic
  110. As many as 48 million accounts on Twitter are actually bots, study finds – Sacramento Bee
  111. Study Reveals Roughly 48M Twitter Accounts Are Actually Bots – CBS DFW
  112. Up to 48 million Twitter accounts may be Bots – Financial Buzz
  113. Up to 15% of Twitter accounts are not real people – Blasting News
  114. Tech Bytes: Twitter is Being Invaded by Bots – WDIO Eyewitness News
  115. About 9-15% of Twitter accounts are bots: Study – The Indian Express
  116. Twitter Has Nearly 48 Million Bot Accounts, So Don’t Get Hurt By All Those Online Trolls – India Times
  117. Twitter May Have 45 Million Bots on Its Hands – Investopedia
  118. Bots run amok on Twitter – My Broadband
  119. 9-15% of Twitter accounts are bots: Study – MENA FN
  120. Up To 15 Percent Of Twitter Users Are Bots, Study Says – Vocativ
  121. 48 million active Twitter accounts could be bots – Gearbrain
  122. Study: 15% of Twitter accounts could be bots – Marketing Dive
  123. 15% of Twitter users are actually bots, study claims – MemeBurn
  124. Almost 48 million Twitter accounts are bots – Click Lancashire
  125. As many as 48 million or around 15% of Twitter accounts are bots – TechWorm
  126. Twitter Has an Overwhelming 48 Million Bot Accounts – GineersNow
  127. Data Mining Reveals the Rise of ISIS Propaganda on Twitter – MIT Technology Review
  128. Data Mining Technology Helped Analyze ISIS Rise to Power – iHLS
  129. As a conservative Twitter user sleeps, his account is hard at work – Washington Post
  130. How a Chicago man posts hundreds of pro-Trump tweets each day – Daily Herald
  131. You’ve probably been tricked by fake news and don’t know it – Science News
  132. Twitter Bots Favored Trump Leading Up to Election – U.S. News
  133. How the Bot-y Politic Influenced This Election – MIT Technology Review
  134. Facebook, Twitter & Trump – The New York Review of Books
  135. How Twitter bots played a role in electing Donald Trump – WIRED
  136. Twitter Bots Pollute Public’s Understanding of Politics – Newsweek
  137. How Twitter bots helped Donald Trump win the US presidential election – Arstechnica
  138. On Twitter, No One Knows You Are a Trump Bot – Fast Company
  139. The Algorithmic Democracy – Fast Co. Design
  140. Election 2016 Belongs to the Twitter Bots – VICE
  141. USC Study Finds Many Political Tweets Come From Fake Accounts – CACM News
  142. Almost a fifth of election chatter on Twitter comes from bots – Fusion
  143. Study reports that nearly 20% of election-related tweets were ‘algorithmically driven’ – Talking New Media
  144. How Twitter bots affected the US presidential campaign – The Conversation
  145. Advertising is driving social media-fuelled fake news and it is here to stay – The Conversation
  146. 20% of All Election Related Tweets Came From Non-Humans – Futurism
  147. Twitter Bots Dominate 2016 Presidential Election: New Study – Heavy
  148. Tracking The Election With Social Media In Real-Time: How Accurate Is It? – Heavy
  149. BOTS ‘SWAY’ ELECTION Fake tweets by social media robots could swing US Presidential election – The Sun
  150. A fifth of all US election tweets have come from bots – ABC News
  151. The Trump factor tipped to spread to Australian politics as Aussie Truthers push on social media – News .com.au
  152. There are 400,000 Bots That Just Tweet Political Views All Day – Investopedia
  153. Real, or not? USC study finds many political tweets come from fake accounts – Science Blog
  154. Software bots distort Donald Trump support on Twitter: Study – ETCIO
  155. How hackers, social bots, data analysts shaped the U.S. election – The Nation
  156. That swarm of political tweets in your feed? Many could be from bots – The Business Journals
  157. Software ‘bots’ distort Trump support on Twitter – New Vision
  158. Bots Invade Twitter, Spreads Misinformation On US Election – EconoTimes
  159. Software ‘bots’ seen skewing support for Trump on Twitter – The Japan Times
  160. US Presidential Elections 2016: Bot-generated fake tweets influencing US election outcome, says new study – Indian Express
  161. US elections 2016: Researchers show how Twitter bots are trying to influence the poll in favour of Trump – International Business Times
  162. Aliens, and the autopsy into Hillary Clinton’s political death – Toronto SUN
  163. Hillary vs Trump: Most of the election chatter online by Twitter bots, says study – Tech 2 First Post
  164. Twitter bots distort Trump support – iAfrica
  165. Social Media ‘Bots’ Working To Influence U.S. Election – CBS San Francisco
  166. Almost a fifth of election chatter on Twitter comes from bots – Full Act
  167. Software ‘bots’ distort Trump support on Twitter: study – Yahoo! News
  168. Bots Will Break 2016 US Elections Results – iTechPost
  169. Scientist Worries Robot-Generated Tweets Could Compromise The Presidential Election – Newsroom America
  170. Software ‘bots’ distort Trump support on Twitter: study – Phys.org
  171. Spotlight: Fake tweets endanger integrity of U.S. presidential election – XinhuanNet
  172. New Study: Twitter Bots Amount for One-Fifth of US Election Conversation – Dispatch Weekly
  173. Are Robot generated Tweets compromising US Polls? – TechRadar India
  174. Fake tweets endanger integrity of US presidential election – Global Times
  175. Software ‘bots’ distort Trump support on Twitter: study – The Daily Star
  176. Software ‘bots’ distort Trump support on Twitter: study – News Dog
  177. Malicious Twitter bots could have profound consequences for the election – RawStory
  178. ‘Robot-generated fake tweets influencing US election outcome’ – Daily News & Analysis
  179. Sophisticated Bot-Generated Tweets Could Influence Outcome of US Presidential Election – Telegiz
  180. UIC Journal Shows ‘Bots’ Sway Political Discourse, Could Impact Election – NewsWise
  181. Bot-generated tweets could threaten integrity of 2016 US presidential election: Study – BGR
  182. Bot generated tweets influence US Presidential election polls – I4U News
  183. High percentage of robot-generated fake tweets likely to influence public opinion – NewsGram
  184. ‘Robot-generated fake tweets influencing US election outcome’ – Press Trust of India
  185. Robot-generated fake tweets influencing US election outcome: Study – IndianExpress
  186. Fake Tweets, real consequences for the election – Phys.org
  187. Real, or not? USC study finds many political tweets come from fake accounts – USC News
  188. We’re in a digital world filled with lots of social bots – USC News
  189. 23 reasons to get excited about data – IBM Watson Analytics
  190. Algorithm knows when corporate money is pushing memes online – New Scientist
  191. Algorithm identifies artificially promoted Twitter memes and hashtags – The Stack
  192. La fórmula científica que te podría convertir en la próxima Cara Delevingne – Vanitatis
  193. Social Network Sleuths: Investigators Pursue Criminal Gangs Via Phone Chatter – Homeland Security Today
  194. The More You Comment Online, The Dumber Your Comments Become – Huffington Post
  195. The longer you’re on the web, the less interesting your commentary becomes – USC News
  196. Cool study, bro: Why Reddit comments degrade over time – USC Press Room
  197. On Twitter, your positive tweets are actually contagiousThe Daily Dot
  198. Happiness is contagious – USC Viterbi News
  199. Pro-Trump Twitter Bots at Center of Nevada Mystery – Wall Street Journal
  200. How Ebola Infected Twitter: When it comes to sharing online, nothing spreads like fear – Nautilus
  201. Web of lies: Is the internet making a world without truth? – New Scientist
  202. The Top 100 Big Data Experts to Follow in 2016 – Maptive
  203. How DARPA Took On the Twitter Bot Menace with One Hand Behind Its Back – MIT Technology Review
  204. The US government held a contest to identify evil propaganda robots on Facebook and Twitter – Business Insider
  205. Why you need to purge your Twitter feed of angry peopleThe Telegraph
  206. Twitter Emotions Are Contagious, Says New Study, But At Least The Positive Ones Are More So Than The Negative OnesBustle
  207. Twitter users more likely to share happiness than sadness – The Rakyat Post
  208. Twitter reacts positively to upbeat emotions, study findsUSC News
  209. Positive emotions more contagious than negative ones on TwitterPhys.org
  210. On Twitter, Is the Next POTUS a Bot-US?Wall Street Journal
  211. Why Does Facebook Keep Suggesting You Friend Your Tinder Matches?Vice
  212. New data suggest social media brings out the best in us, after allQuartz
  213. Bad news travels fast but positive posts spread wideThe Straits Times
  214. Positive content has greater reachBusiness First Magazine
  215. Data Shows that Positive Content Does Better on Social MediaGood
  216. Why can’t Twitter kill its bots?Fusion
  217. The Algorithm of Instagram FashionThe Science Times
  219. Here’s how to predict next season’s breakout starsDazed
  220. Instagram Can Determine Which Models Rule the Runway at Fashion WeekStyleCaster
  221. Instagram to predict next ‘It Girl’?HLN Tv
  222. Wondering Who’ll Be This Season’s Breakout Models? Apparently There’s A Mathematical Formula For ThatGrazia Daily
  223. Study Concludes Runway Models With Hips Have a Harder Time Being It Girls – Styleite
  224. FMD Featured in Indiana University Study to Predict Popular Models for NYFWSBWire
  225. NYFW: Instagram May Be Able To Predict Fashion Week’s Top ModelsUniversity Herald
  226. Scientists Can Now Predict How Successful A Model Will BeAskMen
  227. Stylebook snapshot: Researchers study impact of Instagram on models’ successPittsburg Post Gazette
  228. VIDEO: Instagram can predict top models for New York Fashion WeekIrish Examiner
  229. America’s Next Top Model Cycle 22 Winner Predicted By Instagram? Scientists Create Algorithm That Can Do ThatiSchoolGuide
  231. Instagram Correctly Predicts 80% Of Next Top Models At Fashion EventYibada
  232. Instagram can now predict who America’s Next Top Model will beDigital Trends
  235. Instagram can help predict a model’s successRed Orbit
  240. Instagram can predict the NYFW next top model with 80 percent accuracyInferse
  241. Is Instagram the new runway for fashion?Daily O
  242. How Instagram Can Predict Next Supermodels?My Tech Bits
  244. Algorithm using Instagram data can predict upcoming top modelNorthern Californian
  245. NYFW: Instagram Could Predict The Next Top ModelUniversity Herald
  246. Instagram Can Now Be Used to Predict the Fashion World’s Next SupermodeliDigitalTimes Australia
    Instagram, Social Media, and New York Fashion WeekPioneer News
  247. Instagram Predicts Future Of Modeling PopularityPress Examiner
  248. Instagram Predicts A Model’s Future Popularity According To Social ScientistsBustle
  250. Instagram Could Be Used To Identify Popularity Level Of Modelsubergizmo
  251. Instagram will tell you industry’s next top modelNature World Report
  252. Next Year’s Fashion Trends: Indiana University Algorithm Employs Instagram Data To Predict The Next Top Models Immortal News
  253. Popularity of models can be gauged using Instagram, study showsTechienews
  256. Who will be America’s next top model? Ask InstagramCBS News
  257. This Machine-Learning Algorithm Can Predict the Next Top ModelThe Fashion Spot
  258. New York Fashion Week 2015: Can Scientists Use Instagram To Identify Budding Models?iDigitalTimes
  259. Want To Know If You Can Be A Fashion Model? There’s A Machine-Learning Algorithm For ThatTech Times
  261. Scientists Can Now Predict Top Models. Sorry, TyraYahoo! Style
  262. Scientists Figure Out a Formula to Determine Top Model SuccessRacked
  263. Can You Scientifically Predict a Model’s Success?New York Magazine
  264. Machine Learning Algorithm Predicts Which New Faces Will Make It as Fashion ModelsMIT Technology Review
  265. Machine Learning Selects World’s Next Top ModelsCommunications of the ACM
  266. Slack Is Overrun With Bots. Friendly, Wonderful BotsWIRED
  267. The science of SUPERMODELS: Researchers create algorithm that scours Instagram to find the best new talentDaily Mail UK
  268. Machine learning selects world’s next top models it News
  269. IU scientists use Instagram data to forecast top models at New York Fashion WeekIU Bloomington newsroom
  270. This new study suggests sad tweets make you sadFusion
  271. The Power Of Twitter’s Emotional Influence Focus News
  272. Emotions in Tweets Are Contagious: StudyNDTV
  273. Emotions in tweets are contagious Business Standard
  274. Emotions on Twitter are contagious, says studyDNA
  275. ‘Sleeping beauty’ papers slumber for decadesNature News
  276. Even Einstein’s Research Can Take Time to MatterNew York Times
  277. ‘Sleeping beauty’ studies ahead of their timeABC Science
  278. Like Sleeping Beauty, some research lies dormant for decades, study findsPhys.org
  279. The Dayside : Kissed by a princePhysics Today
  280. The Sleeping Beauties of SciencePacific Standard
  281. Quando la ricerca è una “bella addormentata”Le Scienze
  282. Paper all’avanguardia: fanno il botto decenni dopo la pubblicazioneOggi Scienza
  283. ‘Sleeping Beauty’ studies don’t pay off for decadesFuturity
  284. Sleeping Beauty Research Papers Can Languish For Decades, Even For Albert Einstein – Tech Times
  285. Like Sleeping Beauty, Some Research Lies Dormant for Decades News Wise
  286. El estudio de Einstein que resucitó a los 60 años y otras bellas durmientesEl Pais
  287. ‘Sleeping Beauty’ Studies Don’t Pay Off for DecadesEpoch Times
  288. Like Sleeping Beauty, some research lies dormant for decades, IU study finds Indiana University Newsroom
  289. Bot or Not? By James GleickThe New York Review of Books
  290. Twitter’s Bot Problem: Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Rihanna And Other Musicians Have Mostly Fake Followings International Business Times
  291. Why Fear Spreads Faster Than Facts on Social MediaHootsuite
  292. In Social Networking, ‘Weak’ Connections May Be the Most PowerfulVice.com
  293. Fear, Misinformation, and Social Media Complicate Ebola FightTIME
  294. Social media can improve, muddy election campaignsPittsburgh Tribune-Review
  295. How To Spot A Social Bot On TwitterMIT Technology Review
  296. Barack Obama Is Probably a Robot, and Other Lessons from ‘Bot Or Not’Vice.com
  297. Social Bots on Twitter are More Than a Minor NuisanceSocial Times
  298. An Algorithm To Identify Social Bot on Twitter Value Walk
  299. Lying, spamming and scamming on the webThe Spectator
  300. This Algorithm Tells You If A Twitter Account Is a Spam BotMashable
  301. How to Spot A Bot… or Find Out If You Sound Like OneABC News
  302. Lo strumento per distinguere bot e umani su TwitterWired.it
  303. Indiana University Will Devote $1 Million to the Study of Internet MemesThe Mary Sue
  304. The U.S. government is spending $1 million to figure out memesThe Daily Dot
  305. U.S. Military Sends Scouting Party Into the TwitterverseTIME
  306. US military studied how to influence Twitter users in Darpa-funded researchThe Guardian
  307. Twitter Inc Users Studied By US Military In Darpa-Funded ResearchValue Walk
  308. How online ‘chatbots’ are already tricking youBBC
  309. ‘Bot or Not’ App Susses Out Twitter SpambotsTom’s Guide
  310. Computer scientists develop tool for uncovering bot-controlled Twitter accountsPhys.org
  311. IU computer scientists develop tool for uncovering bot-controlled Twitter accountsIU Newsroom
  312. Criminal Gang Connections Mapped via Phone MetadataCommunications of the ACM
  313. New software can map criminal gang connectionsThe Free Press Journal
  314. Gangster science: How police use network theory to track gang membersThe Daily Dot
  315. New software can map criminal gang connectionsBusiness Standard
  316. IU researcher helps Italian police fight crimeThe Washington Times
  317. Criminal gang connections mapped via phone metadataNew Scientist
  318. Mafia Wars: How Italy’s Secret Police Use Metadata To Track Organized CrimeFast Company
  319. LogAnalysis maps the structure of gangs using phone recordsEngadget
  320. How to Detect Criminal Gangs Using Mobile Phone Data MIT Technology Review
  321. Complex networks researcher at IU fighting crime with mobile phone data IU Newsroom
  322. One Tweet if by Land Newsweek
  323. Where do Twitter trends start? Try CincinnatiThe Washington Post
  324. Study: Seattle is top Twitter trendsetter in the U.S.The Seattle Times
  325. The Top Five Trend-Setting Cities on TwitterMIT Technology Review
  326. Study Finds Cincinnati Is Major Twitter Trendsetter in U.S. CityBeat
  327. Seattle generates more nationally-trending topics on Twitter than any other U.S. city, study says GeekWire
  328. Cincinnati is leading the way on TwitterCincyBizBlog
  329. The Anatomy of the Occupy Wall Street Movement on TwitterMIT Technology Review
  330. Data dance, big data and data miningThe Why Files
  331. Cell phone data analysis dials in crime networksScience News
  332. Using statistics to catch cheats and criminalsPhysics Today
  333. Bond with the best: FaceBook vs TwitterTechKnowBits.com
  334. Study: Facebook Builds Better Communities Than TwitterThe Atlantic
  335. Facebook Builds Stronger Bonds Than Twitter, Study SaysMashable
  336. Study shows similarities between Facebook and real-world communitiesLeaders West
  337. Does Facebook Really Create Stronger Bonds Than Twitter?Daily lounge
  338. Facebook Encourages Stronger Bonds Over Twitter: Studyhashtags.org
  339. Facebook and Strongly Connected CommunitiesCornell University
  340. Driven by friendshipSpringerSelect
  341. Facebook is a communityScience Daily
  342. Data-Mining FacebookIdiro Technologies

Press in non-English media

  1. Twitterbotar allt större hot mot politiska valResume (in German)
  2. Bots en Twitter incidieron en el 1-O, según un estudio – El Pais (in Spanish)
  3. I robot diventano sempre più invadenti, si fingono umani e diffondono propaganda – Il fatto quotidiano (in Italian)
  4. ‘Bots’ de Twitter van generar “contingut violent” per influir en l’1-O, segons un estudi – El Periodico (in Spanish)
  5. Bots en Twitter promovieron contenido violento en referéndum, según estudio – La Vangardia (in Spanish)
  6. Bots de Twitter van generar contingut violent abans de l’1-O – Regio 7 (in Spanish)
  7. Del mito a la realidad: hasta dónde puede llegar la manipulación electoral de los votantes – infobae (in Spanish)
  8. Los ‘bots’ contaminaron el 1 de octubre con un millón de tuits – El Pais (in Spanish)
  9. Sui social, i bot hanno influenzato le elezioni statunitensi: Ora si guarda alla Germania – Consumerismo (in Italian)
  10. Bot economy e le leggi di Asimov – Data Manager Online (in Italian)
  11. Difundir noticias falsas es algo común para todos los gobiernos del mundo – Infobae (in Spanish)
  12. El uso de los los bots de Twitter – Panama On (in Spanish)
  13. Los bots aman a Trump y odian a Macron – La Vanguardia (in Spanish)
  14. La incidencia de Fake News en las campañas de Trump y Macron – TyN Magazine (in Spanish)
  15. Twitter bilgi kirliliğini besleyenlerin oyun sahası haline nasıl geliyor?Teyit (in Turkish)
  16. Președintele Trump, prietenul roboților ruși?Cotidianul (in Turkish)
  17. El debate político en Twitter se desinfló a comparación de 2015El Patagonico (in Spanish)
  18. Twitter ist ForschungWELT (in German)
  19. Wie Fake News entstehen und warum sie eine Gefahr darstellen – CT magazine (in German)
  20. El uso de ‘bots’ en las elecciones de Francia, por Donald Trump – Sipse (in Spanish)
  21. Ugyanazok a Twitter robotok kampányoltak Trumpnak és Le Pennek – 444 (in Ukranian)
  22. Pendant la présidentielle, les robots pro-Trump ont joué les anti-Macron sur Twitter – Mashable (in French)
  23. Présidentielle française : les robots pro-Trump ont joué les anti-Macron sur Twitter – France 24 (in French)
  24. Les 18.000 bots qui ont favorisé la diffusion des MacronLeaks – Slate (in French)
  25. Macron Leaks : Les bots pro-Trump utilisés dans la campagne de désinformation – Le Monde (in French)
  26. La falsa realidad creada por los bots en Twitter – The New York Times (in Spanish)
  27. Bad Bot oder Mensch – das ist hier die Frage – Medien Milch (in German)
  28. Studie: Bis zu 48 Millionen Twitter-Nutzer sind in Wirklichkeit Bots – T3N (in German)
  29. Der Aufstieg der Twitter-Bots: 48 Millionen Nutzer sind nicht menschlich – Studie – Sputnik News (in German)
  30. Studie: Bis zu 48 Millionen Nutzer auf Twitter sind Bots – der Standard (in German)
  31. “Blade Runner”-Test für Twitter-Accounts: Bot oder Mensch? – der Standard (in German)
  32. Bot-Paradies Twitter – Sachsische Zeitung (in German)
  33. 15 Prozent Social Bots? – DLF24 (in German)
  34. TWITTER: IST JEDER SIEBTE USER EIN BOT? – UberGizmo (in German)
  35. Twitter: Bis zu 48 Millionen Bot-Profile – Heise (in German)
  36. Studie: Bis zu 15 Prozent aller aktiven, englischsprachigen Twitter-Konten sind Bots – Netzpolitik (in German)
  37. Automatische Erregung – Wiener Zeitung (in German)
  38. 15 por ciento de las cuentas de Twitter son ‘bots’: estudio – CNET (in Spanish)
  39. 48 de los 319 millones de usuarios activos de Twitter son bots – TIC Beat (in Spanish)
  40. 15% de las cuentas de Twitter son ‘bots’ – Merca 2.0 (in Spanish)
  41. 48 de los 319 de usuarios activos en Twitter son bots – MDZ (in Spanish)
  42. Twitter, paradis des «bots»? – Slate (in French)
  43. Twitter compterait 48 millions de comptes gérés par des robots – MeltyStyle (in French)
  44. Twitter : 48 millions de comptes sont des bots – blog du moderateur (in French)
  45. ’30 tot 50 miljoen actieve Twitter-accounts zijn bots’ – NOS (in Dutch)
  46. 48 εκατομμύρια χρήστες στο Twitter δεν είναι άνθρωποι, σύμφωνα με έρευνα Πηγή – LiFo (in Greek)
  47. 48 triệu người dùng Twitter là bot và mối nguy hại – Khoa Hoc Phattrien (in Vietnamese)
  48. Post-vérité – La revue européenne des médias et du numérique (in French)
  49. Twitter, 25 mila account dell’Isis – Pagina99 (in Italian)
  50. Trump su Twitter ha un esercito di bot – Il Post (in Italian)
  51. La violencia extrema del Dáesh en Twitter le ayudó a alzarse frente a Al Qaeda – MIT Technology Review (in Spanish)
  52. Così funziona la propaganda politica a colpi di bot su Twitter – La Stampa (in Italian)
  53. Así explica la ciencia la difusión de noticias falsas en los medios de comunicaciónEl Periodico (in Spanish)
  54. 10 conductas muy contagiosas – Muy Interesante (in Spanish)
  55. Robots behind the millions of tweets: “The integrity at danger” – Svenska Dagbladet (in Swedish)
  56. Elezioni Usa: il 19% dei tweet elettorali è prodotto da software – Repubblica (in Italian)
  57. ¿Cómo nos engañan los ‘bots’ online? – Autobild.es (in Spanish)
  58. El atroz encanto del terror – La Nacion (in Spanish)
  59. La bella addormentata non è una favola di Natale – Giornale dell’università di Padova (in Italian)
  60. Lo que encontramos en las redes sociales afecta cada vez más a nuestro estado de ánimoPuro Marketing (in Spanish)
  61. Tuitea la alegría, que eso se pegaPrimera Hora (in Spanish)
  62. Cómo Facebook y Twitter pueden influir en tu estado de ánimoLa Nacion (in Spanish)
  63. Study: Twitter “infects” people with positive emotionsGazeta.ru (in Russian)
  64. La joie, un sentiment virtuellement plus partagé que la tristesse sur TwitterLe Soir (in French)
  65. La joie, plus partagée que la tristesse sur TwitterLuxemburg Wort (in French)
  66. Modelle e top model, dietro il successo c’è una formula matematicaGrazia (in Italian)
  67. Come cambia la bellezza al tempo di Instagram – La Stampa (in Italian)
  68. Buzz Mode : Instagram ou la clé du succès des mannequins selon une étude de l’université de l’IndianaMelty Fashion (in French)
  69. TOP MODEL, IL SUCCESSO È IN UN ALGORITMOLettera Donna (in Italian)
  70. Un algoritmo italiano prevede il successo delle top modelCorriere (in Italian)
  71. La scienza della “super modella”: arriva l’algoritmo per scovare nuovi talenti sui socialFanpage (in Italian)
  72. Cientistas criam algoritmo que prevê o sucesso das modelos através do InstagramVisão (in Portuguese)
  73. A computer algorithm can predict the popularity of top modelsVesti (Вести.Ru in Russian)
  74. Tomorrow: the United States develop software to predict IG supermodel accuracy rate of 80%Chinatimes (in Chinese)
  75. Likes are more important than the perfect dress size Die Welt (in German)
  76. Twitterbots manipulate political debates and marketsFuturezone (in German)
  77. Il messaggio vola su FacebookFocus (pp. 78 n. 244 – Febbraio 2013) (in Italian)
  78. Come si diffondono le conversazioni? we are social (in Italian)
  79. I confini della socializzazione: non tutto si può condividereMarketingArena (in Italian)