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Anjana Susarla

Anjana Susarla

Anjana Susarla is professor of Information Systems, Michigan State University.

COMMENTARY

What the world would lose with the demise of Twitter

By: - November 28, 2022

What do a cybersecurity researcher building a system to generate alerts for detecting security threats and vulnerabilities, a wildfire watcher who tracks the spread of forest fires, and public health professionals trying to predict enrollment in health insurance exchanges have in common? They all rely on analyzing data from Twitter. Twitter is a microblogging service, […]

COMMENTARY
A medical worker with a needle and vaccine bottle

Commentary: What to do about big tech’s vaccine misinformation problem

By: - July 30, 2021

With less than half the United States population fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and as the Delta variant sweeps the nation, the U.S. surgeon general issued an advisory that called misinformation an urgent threat to public health. The advisory said efforts by social media companies to combat misinformation are “too little, too late and still don’t […]