CSUF, UCI and Cal Poly Pomona professors team up for study to fight bias, racism in social media

Chen Li, professor of computer science at UCI … plans to contribute his massive data base of tweets for use in building the analyses. He has begun tracking tweets related to the coronavirus, for instance, looking for biases against Chinese American people or people of Asian descent, Madva said. The tweet library will likely also include posts related to the death of George Floyd and other black men and women and the Black Lives Matter protests.The plan is not just to identify the patterns, but to do something about them.