The internet and mobile communications are profoundly changing modern societies. The IKMZ focus «Internet & Society» explores these changes, their conditions and effects. How is people’s communication behavior changing – and what does that mean for their privacy, their data, their well-being? What skills will media users need in the future? What role do technologies such as algorithms play in societal communication? How is journalism changing under online conditions? How do we regulate globally-operating media and technology companies? And to what extent do these changes differ from earlier communication revolutions?
In the IKMZ focus «Internet & Society», specific foci are: