189-103_L13_Misinformation_and_Disinformation

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1 Information Technology & Informatics (04:189:103:01) Misinformation and Disinformation Lecture 13 Voorhees Hall 105 Stew Mohr and Joe Sanchez
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Lecture 13 ITI 103 2 Today’s Agenda Reprise key concepts of social networks IT in the news Misinformation and disinformation Exam review Review materials and readings for upcoming classes
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Lecture 13 ITI 103 3 What are social network sites? Linking people one to another in some way through available technologies What functions are provided? Chat, e-mail, file sharing, others Some level of security and verification … and most importantly, the connection! Social Network Theory Social network analysis is the study of people’s networks and levels of familiarity and influence among nodes in the network Studying social networks helps us understand both the importance of different social nodes, their value, and the social capital within an organizational context Reprise Social Networks and Social Network Theory
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Lecture 13 ITI 103 4 Facebook and ambient awareness On-going, frequent online social contact and interaction Rapid emergence of other tools enabling this with prime example being Twitter Reprise Social Networks and Social Network Theory (Cont’d.)
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Lecture 13 ITI 103 5 1. Uses of ICT lead to multiple and sometimes paradoxical effects 2. Uses of ICT shape thought and action in ways that benefit some groups more than others 3. The differential effects of the design, implementation and uses of ICTs often have moral and ethical consequences 4. The design, implementation and uses of ICTs have reciprocal relationships with the larger social context 5. The phenomenon of interest will vary by the level of analysis Reprise Social Networks and Social Network Theory (Cont’d.)
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Lecture 13 ITI 103 6 IT in IT in the the News News
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Lecture 13 ITI 103 7 Misinformation and Disinformation Misinformation and Disinformation
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2011 for the course IT 393 taught by Professor Mohr during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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