The TikTok election and the Gorgias Trilemma

The TikTok election and the Gorgias Trilemma

British media almost unanimously announced 2024 as the year of "the first TikTok election". Is it really the social media platform that will determine the vote? Observing the political parties’ attempts to reach voters on TikTok, we may recall the ancient Greek...

Grant success for team led by Rachel Gibson!

Grant success for team led by Rachel Gibson!

Recently, DiCED's Rachel Gibson and Marta Cantijoch, together with other team members based at the University of Manchester, have been awarded a grant for the project "Linking digital footprint and survey data for open research". The Smart Data Research UK grant which...

DiCED goes to South-Africa!

DiCED goes to South-Africa!

On January 25-26, DiCED's own Rachel Gibson will be in Cape Town, South Africa, to attend IPE24: the International PolCampaigns Expo. The theme of this two-day event is "Transforming Political Campaigns: How AI and Big Data Amplify Voter Engagement and Shape Political...