Work

I study the societal aspects of AI-enabled news and social media curation and try to understand how language generated by AI systems affects trust. Here is some of my recent work:

AI-Mediated Communication: How the Perception That Profile Text Was Written by AI Affects Trustworthiness

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How Different Groups Prioritize Ethical Values for Responsible AI

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Human Heuristics for AI-Generated Language Are Flawed

Under review.

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Trend Alert: A Cross-Platform Organization Manipulated Twitter Trends in the Indian General Election

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Source, Headline and Expressive Responding in Political News Evaluation

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How Partisan Crowds Affect News Evaluation

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AI-Mediated Communication, Legislative Responsiveness, and Trust in Democratic Institutions

To appear in: Technologies of Deception, The Information Society Project.

Alternative Realities: Belief in Partisan News Depends on Favorable Content More Than on a Trusted Source

Under review.

Information Operations Between WhatsApp and Twitter in the 2019 Indian General Elections

IC2S2 7th International Conference on Computational Social Science, 2020.

The Effect of Twitter’s Trending Topics Page on Tweet Volume

Under review.

Influenced by Stochastic Parrots: Does AI-Assisted Writing Change Users’ Views?

In Workshop on Bridging HCI and NLP, EACL Association for Computational Linguistics, 2021.

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Humans Predictably Fail to Detect Fake Self-Presentations Generated by AI

In Workshop on Bridging HCI and NLP, EACL Association for Computational Linguistics, 2021.

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Information Credibility and Alternative Realities in Troubled Democracies

In Reports of the 15th International Conference on Web and Social Media, ICWSM 2021.

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