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Confuse and Divide: tracking a network that twists the truth
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Confuse and Divide: tracking a network that twists the truth

CABC MEDIA RELEASE Confuse and Divide: tracking a network that twists the truth Research by the CABC has uncovered an organised network of social media accounts posing as promoters of Radical Economic Transformation policy to peddle misinformation and social division. The network distributes high volumes of tweets using the cover of RET policy – but...

OPINIONISTA: ANC must reclaim ethical high ground and undergo total reformation of its leadership culture if it wants us back | Daily Maverick
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OPINIONISTA: ANC must reclaim ethical high ground and undergo total reformation of its leadership culture if it wants us back | Daily Maverick

Under Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki, the ANC government projected a leadership culture that was professional, diplomatic, disciplined and devoted to public service. They were sincere about improving the lives of South Africans. But President Cyril Ramaphosa inherited a fractious and dysfunctional ANC, one that had become nearly wholly compromised by the project of State...

South African team in global spotlight
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South African team in global spotlight

A group of South African social activists has gained international recognition for two public campaigns against Gender Based Violence (GBV) and the use of bots to distort social media conversations.   The Centre for Analytics and Behavioural Change (CABC) is a non-profit organisation based at the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business and...

CABC short film receives international recognition
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CABC short film receives international recognition

Press release April 13 2020 CABC short film receives international recognition A new Public Service Announcement which uses cutting edge movie-making technology to warn social media users about bots spreading online conspiracy theories has been published on Shots, a platform designed to showcase cutting-edge international creativity. Shots selects only the most creatively excellent work including...