Elena Pilipets

Elena Pilipets is a research associate in Digital Media and Methods at the University of Siegen, and  collaborator with the SMART Data Sprint team at the iNOVA Media Lab/Universidade Nova de Lisboa. Her work focuses on the processes of social media circulation, with particular attention to the study of platforms through combinations of visual and digital methods. This includes online-grounded empirical investigations of Internet memes, platform populism, and porn bots, the latter being studied in the context of a working group funded by the Center of Advanced Internet Studies (CAIS) in Bochum.