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Tom Dobber presented the political dashboard at the Kiesraad

Tom gave a lunch lecture at the Kiesraad, the Dutch electoral council. He spoke about political microtargeting, disinformation, and presented ICDS’s online ad dashboard. During ...
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/ Conferences

UvA’er of the Year

Folia interviewed Natali Helberger for their article ''UvA'er of the Year''. About the corona app,  leading a research team during a pandemic and working with ...
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New publication about the manipulative potential of digital health environments by Marijn Sax

Marijn's article on manipulation and for-profit health apps has been published in Ethics and Information Technology. In the article, Marijn provides a working definition of ...
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/ Articles

Podcast episode: Brahim Zarouali on algorithms in our digital society

Many big tech companies collect a lot of data about us, which they then use for their so-called "algorithms", which determine what we see. But ...
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/ Media coverage

ICDS research on personality-congruent political microtargeting in the news

Tailor-made messages from political parties that are targeted based on your personality can have an effect on voting intentions, according to a recent study carried ...
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