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Social media as a crisis discipline

Social media as a crisis discipline

Invited workshop brings experts together from across disciplines, sectors, and countries

How can the science of catastrophic collective behavior provide insight into the woes of social media platforms? On Thursday, November 4, the Berkman Klein Center's Institute for Rebooting Social Media hosted an invited workshop to collaboratively explore this question. The inspiration for the workshop came from the paper "Stewardship of global collective behavior" spearheaded by Dr. Joseph Bak-Coleman and co-written with authors from the physical, biological, and social sciences. The paper uses examples from climate change and conservation biology to illuminate critical questions about social media...

Read more in the Rebooting Social Media Medium channel.

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