Annie Franco

Research Scientist

Facebook, US

Annie Franco is a research scientist on the Core Data Science team at Facebook, where she collaborates with the Civic Engagement and News Feed teams. Her research applies computational methods to study political communication and polarization on social media. She is also a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at Stanford University. Her previous work on publication bias and survey experiments has been published in Science, Political Analysis, and the Journal of Experimental Political Science, and featured in Nature, The Washington Post, TIME, and Pacific Standard.

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Improving Civic Discourse on Facebook