MOSafely I-Corp Summer Cohort

MOSafely, a project supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) has been accepted in the the UCF I-Corp Summer Cohort. MOSafely is an open-source community that leverages evidence-based research, data, and Artificial Intelligence to help youth and young adults engage more safely online. UCF has been selected by the National Science foundation (NSF) to provide Florida’s first […]

Recruiting Youth Ages 13-21

We are conducting a study to understand the activities that teens and young adults engage in on social media. Participants will receive a $50 Amazon gift card for completing the study. Who can Participate? Participants must be teens or young adults between 13-21 years old. Participants must be English speakers based in the United States. […]

CHI 2021 Workshop Papers

We would like to celebrate the acceptances of Ph.D. students Afsaneh Razi and Xavier Caddle to attend two CHI 2021 Workshops. Afsaneh’s paper, Teens at the Margin: Artificially Intelligent Technology for Promoting Adolescent Online Safety, was accepted to the CHI 2021 Workshop Artificially Intelligent Technology for the Margins: A Multidisciplinary Design Agenda. In her paper, […]

Children and Screens Webinar

Congratulations to Dr. Pamela Wisniewski on contributing to an article for the Children and Screens newsletter, about balancing the use of parental controls, monitoring apps and media plans to support healthy digital media use within families. The article is linked below: Additionally, along with other experts, Dr. Wisniewski participated in an interdisciplinary conversation and […]

ICWSM 2021 Paper

We would like to congratulate Seunghyun Kim (Matt) for getting his paper You Don’t Know How I Feel:Insider-Outsider Perspective Gaps in Cyberbullying Risk Detection accepted to ICWSM 2021! The paper analyzed posts on the social media platform TalkLife to highlight how the different perspectives involved in establishing ground truth influenced the performance of the machine […]

Dr. Gianluca Stringhini

He was awarded an NSF CAREER Award in 2020, a Facebook Secure the Internet Grant in 2018, a UCL BEAMS Future Leaders in Engineering and Physical Sciences Award in 2016, a Google Research Award in 2015, the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Department of Computer Science at UCSB in 2014, and a Symantec Research Labs […]

Mozilla Partnership

As leaders in the Open Source community, the Mozilla organization uses its wealth of experience to assist others in their desire to work open. We have partnered with Mozilla to complete the Open Leadership program. The Open Leadership program distills invaluable information on avoiding common pitfalls, creating and growing a diverse community, and constructing an […]