May 18, 2022

New Report: “The Market of Disinformation”

From OxTEC (Oxford Technology and Elections Commission/Oxford Internet Institute):

This report by Oxford Information Labs examines the impact of algorithmic changes made by social media platforms, designed to curb the spread of disinformation, through the lens of digital marketing.

The report highlights some of the techniques used by campaigners to attract, retain and persuade online audiences.  It also sets out recommendations for the UK Electoral Commission.

Direct to Full Text Report
49 pages; PDF.

Other Reports in this Series

Political Campaigning: The Law, The Gaps and The Way Forward

Literature Review On Elections, Political Campaigning And Democracy

A Report on Anti-Disinformation Initiatives

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.