Annenberg Program for Online Communities Speaker Series: Judith Donath, MIT
Annenberg Room 207, 12 p.m.
Part of the Annenberg Research Seminar
Join students and faculty for a presentation by Judith Donath, associate professor of Media Arts & Sciences. Her topic: "Virtually trustworthy: Signaling intention and identity in online communication." From Donath: "In this talk I will discuss how avatars, social networks, and personal visualizations inspire trust - and if and when they actually indicate trustworthiness."
As a member of the Social Media Group of the MIT Media Lab, Donath has conducted extensive research regarding the use of visual cues in online environments as a means of communication trust and credibility. The Annenberg Program on Online Communities Speaker Series is part of the Annenberg Research Seminar Series.
Lunch will be served.
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