Social Media and Data Science
Social Media like Facebook are changing the society we live in today: they change how we present ourselves the way to communicate and spend our leisure time. While these platforms are increasingly influencing our daily routines, conversations and leisure, many question the longer-term consequences of this. The aim of our research is to understand the nature and consequences of this development on individuals, society as a whole, as well as on companies and the legislator. To achieve this the understanding the application of Data Science methods to our research contexts is practiced.
Phubbing: The Role of Smartphones in our Lives
Phubbing (“phone” and “snubbing”) refers to snubbing a conversational partner when using the smartphone in his or her company.
The arrival of the new “sharing economy” has revolutionized consumption habits across a wide range of goods and services.
Digital Integration: The Role of Technology for Social Inclusion of Refugees
With a challenge of integrating refugees into hosting societies comes the question about the role that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) could play in the ongoing integration efforts.
Data and Privacy
At our chair we are designing and implementing automated extraction and readability analysis toolsets and study psychological reactions to policy readability and content.