Who Will Pay the Pandemic Utility Bill – and How?

The COVID-19 pandemic has both spread and worsened in many areas, forcing widespread emergency responses, often at short notice and with minimal resources to help people cope with dire consequences. A major concern among most households, especially those struggling to meet basic needs, has been how to remain connected to essential utility services. The financial [...]

How Politicians Use Your Social Media Data & How to Combat False or Misleading Information Before the Election

Since the first Obama presidential campaign, social media experts have assumed major roles in shaping political communication. Social media has proved effective to influence voters’ perceptions, beliefs, and decisions. Unfortunately, significant amounts of information spread through Internet platforms have generated false, misleading and dangerous claims, images, and fabricated news. Studies conducted at such credible institutions [...]