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Social Media Trust – Do We Still Have It?
[caption id="attachment_2445" align="alignnone" width="2551"] Discussing Trust in Social Media[/caption] We think trust is now lacking in our social media circles. Meaning, perhaps our friends, our social network isn't being so honest to us. How do we see Fake News? Through posts and shares. When are we challenged with the notion, maybe that isn't so true?…
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Dr. Kevin Koidl speaks at Technology Outlook for the Swiss Informatics Society
[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] Recently, Dr. Kevin Koidl, Lead Researcher of BigFoot Digital Footprint through the ADAPT Centre, spoke about his research in Zurich at the Technology Outlook conference with Swiss Informatics. Dr. Koidl spoke about the BigFoot project, the Facebook app initiative, and the future outlook for the BigFoot Digitial Footprint research team. With plenty…
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BigFoot Digital Footprint at Ploughing Championship 2017, Sept 20
[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] BigFoot Digital Footprint at Ploughing Championship 2017, Sept 20 BigFoot Digital Footprint, a project with the ADAPT Centre through Trinity College Dublin, will be welcomed guests at the 2017 Ploughing Championships Sept 20 2017. BigFoot Digital Footprint will offer iPads and digital notepads for the public to engage with it's downloadable app…
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Ethics guidelines and documents
School of Computer Science & Statistics Research Ethics Application CHECKLIST The following documents are required with each application: 1. SCSS Ethical Application Form 2. Participant’s Information Sheet must include the following: Declarations from Part A of the application form; Details provided to participants about how they were selected to participate; Declaration of all conflicts of…
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The BigFoot Digital app and discussing the online presence
[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] Before we answer that question, here’s a quick review of things. Your digital footprint is your content online and all people, places, and things interacting with it. Also, there’s two categorizations within digital footprints. Explicit: The data you control and use to speak with the digital world (for example, profile characterizations, your…
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What does my online behaviour say about my privacy needs?
[mp_row] [mp_span col="12"] The BigFoot Digital Footprint experiment has noticed something pretty interesting among the users participating with the BigFoot Digital app. It can be argued many of its participants are not aware of their explicit footprint. The experiment has attracted over 300 users with preliminary results are showing an interesting bias. Users tend to…
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