Self-regulation of social media platforms failing to curb disinformation, says new report

11th October 2019

A new report from the Oxford Technology and Elections Commission (OxTEC) has found many of the self-regulatory measures taken by social media platforms have failed to prevent the spread of disinformation. ‘The Market of Disinformation’, a report produced by cyber intelligence specialists Oxford Information Labs on behalf of OxTEC, examines the impact of algorithmic changes […]

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Press release: New commission to address technological threats to democracy

25th April 2019

The Oxford Internet Institute, part of the University of Oxford, is today launching a new commission to find ways to safeguard democracy from the potentially disruptive influences of modern technology, such as misinformation, “fake news” and micro-targeting in political campaigns. The Oxford Technology and Elections Commission (OxTEC) will bring together researchers, technology experts and policymakers […]

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