Transparency in content moderation


Prof. Margaret E. Roberts (, UC San Diego, Department of political science

Prof. Nils Weidmann, University of Konstanz

Prof. Dr. Yannis Theocharis (, chair of Digital Governance, TUM School of Social Sciences and Technology.

Project Description:

This research project deals with the non-transparent moderation procedures of social media platforms with a focus on "fake news" and hate messages, as well as the protection of freedom of speech.



Funded by:

Max-Planck-Humboldt Research Award 2022