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Researchers to Put Facebook's Role in Elections Under Magnifying Glass

April 10, 2018

Omidyar Network is joining six other funders to support a new initiative to study Facebook's role in elections and democracy. "This effort is an important first step forward, because it gives access to data to independent researchers so they can make sense of what's really going on," said Paula Goldman, global lead for Omidyar Network's Tech and Society Solutions Lab. Learn more here

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Bekezela Gumbo Principal Researcher at Zimbabwe Democracy Institute

This is a welcome timely move particularly to us in Zimbabwe where social media and internet freedom has recently become the game in town.

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