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Mapping and countering the diffusion of hate speech across social media

Project Member(s): Johns, A., Bailo, F., Rizoiu, M.

Funding or Partner Organisation: Facebook Australia Pty Ltd (Facebook Contract Research)
Facebook Australia Pty Ltd (Facebook Contract Research)

Start year: 2020

Summary: Keywords: online hate speech, bullying, opinion polarisation

Publications:

Bailo, F, Johns, A & Rizoiu, M-A 2023, 'Riding Information Crises: The Performance of Far-Right Twitter Users in Australia During the 2019–20 Bushfires and the COVID-19 Pandemic', Information Communication & Society, vol. ahead-of-print, no. ahead-of-print, pp. 1-19.
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Kong, Q, Booth, E, Bailo, F, Johns, A & Rizoiu, M-A 1970, 'Slipping to the Extreme: A Mixed Method to Explain How Extreme Opinions Infiltrate Online Discussions', Proceedings of the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, pp. 524-535.

Largeron, C, Mardale, A & Rizoiu, M-A 1970, 'Linking the Dynamics of User Stance to the Structure of Online Discussions', In Symposium on Intelligent Data Analysis (IDA'21), pp. 275-286. 2021.
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Dawson, N, Molitorisz, S, Rizoiu, M-A & Fray, P 2020, 'Layoffs, Inequity and COVID-19: A Longitudinal Study of the Journalism Jobs Crisis in Australia from 2012 to 2020', Journalism, p. 146488492199628. 2021, pp. 146488492199628-146488492199628.
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McCarthy, PX, Gong, X, Eghbal, S, Falster, DS & Rizoiu, M-A 2020, 'Evolution of diversity and dominance of companies in online activity', PLOS ONE, 16(4), e0249993, 2021.
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Kong, Q, Ram, R & Rizoiu, M-A 1970, 'Evently: Modeling and Analyzing Reshare Cascades with Hawkes Processes', Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, 2021.
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Kong, Q, Rizoiu, M-A & Xie, L 1970, 'Describing and Predicting Online Items with Reshare Cascades via Dual Mixture Self-exciting Processes', International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Proceedings, pp. 645-654.
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Ram, R, Kong, Q & Rizoiu, M-A 1970, 'Birdspotter: A Tool for Analyzing and Labeling Twitter Users', In Proceedings of the 14th ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM'21), pp. 918-921. New York, NY, USA: ACM. 2021, WSDM '21: The Fourteenth ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, ACM, online.
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Wu, S, Rizoiu, M-A & Xie, L 1970, 'Variation across Scales: Measurement Fidelity under Twitter Data Sampling', Proceedings of the Fourteenth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media, https://ojs.aaai.org//index.php/ICWSM/article/view/7337/7191, Atlanta, Georgia, pp. 715-725.

Kong, Q, Rizoiu, M-A & Xie, L 1970, 'Modeling Information Cascades with Self-exciting Processes via Generalized Epidemic Models', WSDM 2020 - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining, 13th Annual ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining (WSDM), ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY, Houston, TX, pp. 286-294.
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Zhang, R, Walder, CJ, Bonilla, EV, Rizoiu, M-A & Xie, L 1970, 'Quantile Propagation for Wasserstein-Approximate Gaussian Processes', Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems 33 (NeurIPS 2020), 34th Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS 2020), Virtual Conference.

Zhang, R, Walder, C, Rizoiu, M-A & Xie, L 1970, 'Efficient Non-parametric Bayesian Hawkes Processes', IJCAI International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence, International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence Organization, Macao, pp. 4299-4305.
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FOR Codes: Knowledge and information management, Communication technology and digital media studies, The Media, Expanding Knowledge in Engineering, Information Engineering and Theory