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Tokyo Institute of Technology


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Kazutoshi Sasahara is a professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. He runs the Sasahara Lab in the School of Environment and Society, where he researches the science and technology of fake news and deepfakes. His approaches include computational modeling, social media analysis, and online survey experiments, all under the umbrella of computational social science. A 2024 publication explores how toxic trolling comments impact anti-vaccine videos posted on YouTube.

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