Fake News is Spreading Thanks to Information Overload

A study led by Johan Bollen (Computer Science, SOIC, IUB) has found that people with the most connections on social media are also happier. This may cause most social media users to not only regard themselves as less popular than their friends but also less happy.

Santo Fortunato named as a scientific director to IUNI


Professor Santo Fortunato (IUB, SOIC, Informatics) has been named a scientific director of the Indiana University Network Science Institute. Fortunato joins Bernice Pescosolido (IUB, Sociology), Olaf Sporns (IUB, Psychology and Brain Sciences), and Andy Saykin (IUSOM, Radiology and Imaging Sciences) in shaping the activities of the institute led by Executive Director Patty Mabry.