Farida Vis

Director, Visual Social Media Lab


A Professor of Media at Manchester Metropolitan University, Farida develops critical methods and tools for analysing social media data and has worked in this area for nearly a decade. She led the social media analysis on ‘Reading the Riots on Twitter’, which examined 2.6 million riot tweets following the UK summer riots in 2011. This was a collaborative academic project with The Guardian and Twitter.

15 November 2019

Covering Politics in the Misinformation Age