March 20, 2023
Gonzalez & Taamneh: Takeways from the Cases
RSM Research Assistant Dylan Moses crystalizes key insights from the Gonzalez and Taamneh oral arguments.
March 17, 2023
Let me tell you, ChatGPT-like AI will not change our world
Visiting Scholar Yong Jin Park's opinion in the Internet Policy Review soberly assesses the likely impacts of current generative AI models.
March 8, 2023
Join RSM! 2023 Summer Internship
The Institute for Rebooting Social Media will welcome this summer a small, interdisciplinary cohort of students with fresh ideas, curiosity, and creative drive. Interns will join the Institute's growing community of faculty, staff, scholars, and fellows, supporting core programming while pursuing their own projects.
February 22, 2023
TikTok’s API Guidelines Are a Minefield for Researchers
RSM Assembly Fellow Joe Bak-Coleman explains in Tech Policy Press why TikTok’s API guidelines may pose difficulties for academic researchers.
February 22, 2023
Misinformation Amplification in the Nigerian Election
As part of their ongoing work at the intersection of misinformation and democracy, the Integrity Institute (led by RSM Assembly Fellow Sahar Massachi) released findings related to the Nigerian elections.
February 20, 2023
Gonzalez and Taamneh:
What You Need to Know
RSM Research Assistant and Harvard Law School 2L Dylan Moses argues the importance of Section 230 and explains the legal nuts and bolts of Gonzalez and Taamneh.
February 20, 2023
Friends of the Court:
Gonzalez Amici Offer Their Perspectives
As part of our RE:COMMITTED newsletter, we checked in with individuals and organizations who filed amicus briefs in Gonzalez v. Google. Legal experts from the Knight First Amendment Institute, Public Knowledge, EPIC, the Cato Institute, and elsewhere weighed in.
February 17, 2023
Uncommon Naledge: Episode 4 | Catherine Knight Steele
On his latest podcast episode, Visiting Scholar Jabari Evans sits down with Dr. Catherine Knight Steele, Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Maryland and Director of the Black Communication & Technology Lab, to discuss digital Black feminism, resistance, and joy.
February 7, 2023
Collective decision strategies in the presence of spatio-temporal correlations
RSM Assembly Fellow Joe Bak-Coleman and colleagues share new findings that demonstrate how spatio-temporal cues affect collective decision-making.
January 23, 2023
Misinformation in countries with limited technological literacies: How individuals in sub-Sahara Africa engage with fake news
Building on focus group data from six sub-Saharan African countries, Visiting Scholar Greg Gondwe examines the ways in which individuals consume, believe, and spread misinformation.
January 9, 2023
Governance in Online Speech Leadership Series
Interdisciplinary professionals committed to careers in online governance, content moderation, integrity, and trust and safety, will join together for three days of educational workshops and networking, hosted by Visiting Scholar Kate Klonick.
March 14, 2023
The Challenge of Next-Generation AI
Join us on March 28th as Dr. W. Russell Neuman discusses his new book, Evolutionary Intelligence: How Technology Will Make Us Smarter. Moderated by Visiting Scholar Yong Jin Park. RSVP required.
March 7, 2023
Imagining Alternative Social Media Designs
Taking inspiration from art, critical design, and media studies, this interactive workshop, facilitated by RSM Assembly Fellow Ben Grosser, will explore how everything from novel constraints to finite structures can help us break out of the profit-driven engagement-obsessed platform world we currently inhabit. RSVP required.
February 28, 2023
The Propagandists’ Playbook
Join us on February 28th as Dr. Francesca Tripodi discusses her new book, The Propagandists' Playbook: How Conservative Elites Manipulate Search and Threaten Democracy. RSVP encouraged.
February 15, 2023
Gonzalez v. Google Live Analysis
Our panel of internet law experts react to the Supreme Court oral arguments in Gonzalez v. Google. Featuring:
Mary Anne Franks
Moderated by Kate Klonick
May 10, 2022
The Tower and the Park: Structural Misalignments of Social Media
Join us for a special Berkman Klein Center Luncheon featuring RSM Strategy Advisor, Joanne Cheung, who will discuss her research and open access article, “Real Estate Politik: Democracy and the Financialization of Social Networks.”
April 12, 2022
Private Consciences and Public Companies: Whether and How to Work within Big Tech
Join us for an in-person panel discussion exploring the opportunities, challenges, and ethical considerations one may face when working in Big Tech.
March 2, 2022
The Technology Future We Want: Imagining Positive Futures for Social Media
This creative workshop will bring together a wide range of participants to consider the opportunities and risks of online communication, imagine the futures we want, and acknowledge the difficulty (and importance) of such explorations.