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As the press office of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), we see ourselves as a European information platform for digitization research with a broad, dynamic and diverse network within the Internet community. We will gladly connect you with experts on your request, arrange interview partners or background discussions.


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Frederik Efferenn

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Plattform Demokratie Pressemitteilung Platform Democracy Press release

Democracy on the internet: Platform councils as an advisory tool for social media

A research team has released policy recommendations for creating independent bodies to monitor social media platforms.

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Empowerment, fairness and visibility: Tackling gender issues in tech and AI

The Women* in Tech research team is developing strategies to address the structural and systemic discrimination of women*.

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Du siehst eine Sammlung von alten Stadtkarten. Sie stehen sinnbildlich für die unterschiedlichen Wege zur Impelmentierung von Bildungstechnologie. You see a collection of old city maps. They are emblematic of the different ways of implementing educational technology.

Organising digital change at the university: new field guide for implementing educational technology

Educational technology plays a critical role in transforming lecture halls. The guide provides recommendations for implementing digital change.

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