Simply targeting influencers and opinion makers isn’t always the best way to get your message across — advertising is key, says professor Gabriel Rossman.
UCLA’s Terry Kramer says that promoting innovation while protecting consumers will require avoiding oversimplified, absolutist positions.
Safiya Umoja Noble, co-director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry, is committed to re-imagining technology and championing racial and economic justice.
Online mentions of sourdough, sacrifice and death all surged as the pandemic took hold.
Information studies professor says the relationship among technology, politics and societies across the world needs to be reevaluated — now.
The grant to the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry comes from the Australia-based Minderoo Foundation.
The popularity of online gaming has soared during the lockdown, but the success has been bittersweet for players.
Kleinrock was awarded the campus’s highest honor for his contributions in providing the intellectual foundation for the modern technical age.
In a Q&A, UCLA’s Ramesh Srinivasan talks about the intersections between society, politics and culture through the lens of technology and the internet.
A who’s who of computer scientists, engineers, technologists, activists and thinkers gathered at UCLA to celebrate the internet’s 50th birthday.
The event is being held exactly a half century after a team led by UCLA professor Leonard Kleinrock sent the first message over the Arpanet — the precursor to today’s internet.
Sarah T. Roberts profiles the hidden workforce that monitors objectionable material on the internet, often to its own detriment
In 1969, Leonard Kleinrock and one of his students sent the first computer-to-computer message, giving birth to the Internet.
Stories on the Internet, Arthur Ashe and The Simpsons.
In just 100 years, UCLA has grown into a world-class center of learning, research and health care.
Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck featured Sarah T. Roberts in “The Cleaners” — their movie about the anonymous people who screen objectionable content on social media.
The UCLA Connection Lab, to be led by Leonard Kleinrock, will foster interdisciplinary research on a range of technologies, such as blockchain, computer networks, big data and artificial intelligence.
UCLA’s Sarah T. Roberts spoke with the executive about how the world’s largest social media platform balances free expression with creating a safe community for all.
Sarah T. Roberts, who has pioneered the study of screening user-generated internet content, joins 30 other fellows from across the nation.
The studies found a link between risk-related terms that Google and Twitter users researched or tweeted about and subsequent syphilis trends that were reported to the CDC.
Q&A with UCLA’s Sarah T. Roberts about seeing the subject of her work — the study of people who keep the internet “clean” — on screen in “The Cleaners.”
Q&A with UCLA professor Sarah Roberts, who has pioneered the study of the toll screening objectionable online content takes on the people who have to do it.
Ramesh Srinivasan, an associate professor of information studies, has studied revolutions in Egypt and Kyrgyzstan and the role of digital media in supporting indigenous communities.
The internet itself is neither good nor bad, says Werner Herzog, director of “Lo and Behold,” a new documentary on the communication revolution.
A Zócalo Public Square and UCLA bring together experts to explore the perils and promise of the Internet.