Events

2020-12-23 Alhamdulillah! Our paper titled "Exploring the Tensions between the Owners and the Drivers of Uber Cars in Urban Bangladesh" has been accepted in CSCW 2021.
2020-12-12 Alhamdulillah! Our paper titled "Does Clickbait Actually Attract More Clicks? Three Clickbait studies you must read" has been accepted in CHI 2021.
2020-10-21 Alhamdulillah! Our manuscript titled "Automatically Assessing Quality of Online Health Articles" has been accepted for the IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics.
2020-08-29 Alhamdulillah! Our short paper titled "ClaimViz: Visual Analytics for Identifying and Verifying Factual Claims" has been accepted in IEEE VIS 2021.
2020-07-24 Alhamdulillah! Our paper titled "Combating Misinformation in Bangladesh: Roles and Responsibilities as Perceived by Journalists, Fact-checkers, and Users" has been accepted at the 23rd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing
2020-06-17 Alhamdulillah! Naeemul Hassan has received a teaching innovation grant from the University of Maryland provost's office.
2020-06-17 Alhamdulillah! We have received a grant from NSF to keep online platforms safe from video clickbaits. https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1949649&HistoricalAwards=false
2020-06-16 Yoo yeon Sung (Sophie) is joining our lab as a new iSchool Ph.D. student from Fall 2020.
2020-05-28 Naeemul Hassan gave a talk in the 37th HCIL Symposium. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pO-qFAk6Tzs
2020-05-19 Alhamdulillah! Our paper titled "Varying amounts of information in health news headlines can affect user selection and interactivity" has been accepted in AEJMC 2020
2020-02-27 Alhamdulillah! Our paper titled "A Benchmark Dataset of Check-worthy Factual Claims" has been accepted at the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2020)
2020-02-15 Naeemul Hassan will be in a panel discussing "Fighting Disinformation to Save Democracy". https://umdischool.activehosted.com/index.php?action=social&chash=45fbc6d3e05ebd93369ce542e8f2322d.249
2019-11-15 Alhamdulillah! Our paper titled "Towards Automated Sexual Violence Report Tracking" has been accepted at the International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2020)
2019-11-09 Alhamdulillah! Our paper titled "Understanding the Challenges for Bangladeshi Women to Participate in #MeToo Movement" has been accepted in ACM GROUP 2020
2019-09-10 Alhamdulillah! Our paper titled "Examining the Role of Clickbait Headlines to Engage Readers with Reliable Health-related Information" has been accepted in AAAI Fall Symposium Series 2019
2019-09-10 Alhamdulillah! Our paper titled "Towards Domain-Specific Characterization of Misinformation" has been accepted in AAAI Fall Symposium Series 2019