17 Aug 2014

Gilad Lotan - Social Media and Personal Bias

From Sunday Morning, 11:35 am on 17 August 2014

Co occurence of hashtags on Insragram posts by Gilad Lotan
This tag cloud represents co-occurence of hashtags on Insragram posts. The larger a tag, the more times it appeared. The tighter-connected two tags are, the more times they appeared together. Image by Gilad Lotan used with permission.

Gilad Lotan is the Chief Data Scientist at Betaworks - he analyses data from social networks and translates what it all means.

His latest post is entitled 'Israel, Gaza War & Data - social networks and the art of personalizing propaganda' and he speaks to Wallace about how our social media preferences can reinforce our own personal bias.