Meme Hacking: Unearthing Russian Misinformation Efforts

Meme Hacking: Unearthing Russian Misinformation Efforts

Weaponizing the spread of memetic content became a priority of Russian disinformation efforts during the 2016 US Presidential election. Using reverse image search tactics and cutting edge open-source intelligence technologies, University of Texas undergraduate Mitch...
TIPI Welcomes New Fellows!

TIPI Welcomes New Fellows!

As part of the campus-wide Good Systems initiative, TIPI has invited two new researchers, Tiancheng (Leo) Cao and Brad Limov to the Disinformation team. They will investigate questions about how  message circulation and associated display properties mobilize...
Good Systems Disinformation Research Overview

Good Systems Disinformation Research Overview

Photo credit: Rob Dobi, The Globe and Mail Disinformation Research for Good Systems Summary The Internet, with its ubiquitous presence, viral pull and anonymity, can be a central tool for disinformation.  Unfortunately, the economic models of media industries...