Facebook fellows

Following a recent call for fellows to investigate issues related to social media, Facebook has revealed their successful fellowship candidates. The fellows will investigate issues such as

crowdsourced online help, the structure of networks, information disclosure, online advertising and data analysis.

One of the successful fellows, Parmit Chilana, is currently working towards her PhD  in information science, having already gained her master’s degree in library and information science. Parmit will investigate ways of of utilising crowdsourcing as a means to supply in-built support for web applications.

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