New Experiment Online – Participants Wanted

We are currently conducting our next experiment to investigate how people perceive and rate Twitter accounts and are still looking for test participants. If you are interested (and would like to take the opportunity to win a 25€ voucher), please follow this link: https://fh-bielefeld.limequery.com/225822?lang=de-informal. Participation takes around 10-15 minutes (please note that German language skills […]

First experimental results about bot identification

We just got our first results from an experiment (n=65) dealing with the question whether accounts that are labeled as bots are also identified as bots by human users and what effects this has on how human users perceive these accounts. In this experiment, we were concerned with the perception of bots in general and […]

Using chatbots in consulting

Yesterday our research assistant Philipp Waag (Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences) (https://www.fh-bielefeld.de/personenverzeichnis/philipp-waag) talked about chatbots and their possible applications in consulting at a workshop organized by Graduierteninstitut NRW at the University of Applied Sciences in Bielefeld („Digital Transformation in Health, Care and Social Work“). Based on sociological research by members of our project (Elena Esposito, […]