Search Results for author: Nishanth Sastry

Found 7 papers, 4 papers with code

Discovery of the Content and Engagement with the Content

no code implementations15 Jun 2022 Pushkal Agarwal, Nishanth Sastry, Edward Wood

More recently, in an effort to further improve transparency and citizen engagement, the UK Parliament started publishing videos of these debates and meetings itself, and tweeting details of debates as they happened.

Characterising User Content on a Multi-lingual Social Network

no code implementations23 Apr 2020 Pushkal Agarwal, Kiran Garimella, Sagar Joglekar, Nishanth Sastry, Gareth Tyson

In the case of images containing text that cross language barriers, we see that language translation is used to widen the accessibility.

Challenges in the Decentralised Web: The Mastodon Case

1 code implementation12 Sep 2019 Aravindh Raman, Sagar Joglekar, Emiliano De Cristofaro, Nishanth Sastry, Gareth Tyson

The Decentralised Web (DW) has recently seen a renewed momentum, with a number of DW platforms like Mastodon, Peer-Tube, and Hubzilla gaining increasing traction.

Networking and Internet Architecture Cryptography and Security Computers and Society

Characterising Third Party Cookie Usage in the EU after GDPR

no code implementations3 May 2019 Xuehui Hu, Nishanth Sastry

We find that on average the number of third parties dropped by more than 10% after GDPR, but when we examine real users' browsing histories over a year, we find that there is no material reduction in long-term numbers of third party cookies, suggesting that users are not making use of the choices offered by GDPR for increased privacy.

Illuminating an Ecosystem of Partisan Websites

1 code implementation9 Mar 2018 Shweta Bhatt, Sagar Joglekar, Shehar Bano, Nishanth Sastry

This paper aims to shed light on alternative news media ecosystems that are believed to have influenced opinions and beliefs by false and/or biased news reporting during the 2016 US Presidential Elections.

Social and Information Networks

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