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Reddit AMA with Jen Golbeck on Social Media and Privacy
Want to know what the internet is doing with your personal data? Do you wonder what happens to posts you share on Facebook? Well here’s your chance to ask an expert on social media, data privacy and human computer interaction, Dr. Jen Golbeck on her very first Reddit AMA or “ask me anything”.
The topic of the thread is:
IAmA computer science professor, author and Slate contributor studying the creepy things we can do with your data online – AMA.
About the Author
Jennifer Golbeck (twitter: @jengolbeck) Ph.D Is an Associate Professor in the College of Information Studies and Director of the Human-Computer Interaction Lab at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her research interests include social network and social media analysis, recommender systems, trust on the web, human computer interaction and and how to use social relationships to improve the way people interact with information.
She was named as one of IEEE Intelligent System’s “Top Ten to Watch”, is a Research Fellow in the Web Science Research Initiative and is a sought after speaker on social media. Jen is also s a frequent contributor for Slate Magazine and The Atlantic.
She is author of Analyzing the Social Web available for a 30% discount when using discount code “STC3014” at checkout.
When not blogging, writing, teaching of giving talks, Jen is an avid tracker of the zombie apocalypse.
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- Computer Architecture and Computer Organization and Design
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