Our first book ‘Going Viral‘ has just been published by Polity. What is the book about? We live in a world where a tweet can be instantly retweeted and read by millions around the world in minutes, where a video forwarded to friends can destroy a political career in hours or a cause for a […]
Here are the slides from the talk to Google that our retroV group (Information Virality) gave. This project got the Google researc award and it was great to be able to present some of our findings to Google.
This presentation is based on two academic papers
Our retroV team (which studies the topic of information virality) will present in the IPP 2010 conference (Internet, Politics, Policy) held in Oxford. This conference is a great opportunity to enjoy the growing number of scholars who study the topic of information politics. Our paper, Fifteen Minutes of Fame: The Place of Blogs in the […]
One of the hottest topics currently under investigation is in the area of virality and campaigns, or the role of the Internet in political campaigns. Here are several articles from a conference titled “You Tube and the 2008 Election Cycle in the United States” – Bob Boynton Going Viral Kevin Wallsten “‘Yes We Can’: How […]