Lewis College of Human Sciences Associate Professor of Political Science Matthew Shapiro speaks with the Chicago Tribune about how political messages are communicated through social media

According to Matthew Shapiro students who post photos online become vulnerable to internet trolls who can easily take an image and use it for their own purposes, in GIFs or memes. “I see the real risk coming in two forms: the risk of being inaccurately represented, and then not being able to defend yourself because the meme has gone through the roof,” he says. Read the full article.