This section contains a selection of research and accumulated knowledge gathered by Tactical Tech's Data & Politics team as well as our international project partners. Resources and content referred to in the Learning Modules can also be found here.

Companies and the Industry

We have investigated and documented a wide industry of consultants, digital campaigns firms and data brokers working with political groups to conduct influence campaigns. Here you can find our research and analysis.


  • Personal Data: Political Influence

    A deep dive into data-driven campaigning, uncovering the tools that are used to understand, target and influence voters around the world. The PDF guide, featuring case studies from around the world, gives clear descriptions of thirteen of the methods, explaining how they work, how they use…

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Opinion and Commentary

  • Defining Political Influence after the Russian Invasion of Ukraine

    The Russian invasion of Ukraine has prompted many of us to ask ourselves: what can we do right now, how might our future change, and what could we have done? This article examines these questions for those of us working on digital influence, whether on political communications, misinformation…

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  • Algorithmic Design as Political Commentary

    Highlighting fractured and alternating online experiences through a design system that gives a nod to online segmentation and targeting is what Tactical Tech's design team set out to do for The Influence Industry Project.

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Deep Dives

Hands-On Analysis

Event reports

Country Studies