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Networks Webinar Series - Krishna Dasaratha

The Janeway Institute hosts the Networks Webinar Series which is organised by George Charlson, Sanjeev Goyal and Matt Elliott.

For the webinar on Friday 5th May 2023, 2:00pm - 3:00pm, Krishna Dasaratha (Boston) will give a talk on his paper "Learning from Viral Content", joint with Kevin He.

Event Date: Friday 5th May 2023



Social Media

Social Learning


Theme: networks

Election Shock: Social Networks and Confirmation Bias

The prominent role of social media in elections exacerbates the tendency of voters to disregard information contrary to their beliefs, according to two University of Cambridge researchers. Dr Edoardo Gallo and Alastair Langtry in the new working paper 'Social networks, Confirmation Bias and Shock Elections' suggest this behaviour risks shock election outcomes, and pushes fringe media organisations to take even more extreme standpoints.

Published on: Monday 2nd November 2020


US Election



Social Media