Resources

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.

Technologies and Tactics

Partnering with technology researchers and civil society, we have examined the tools and tactics of digital influence to demonstrate how they work in practice. Here you can find summaries of different technologies, examples of their use in influence campaigns, and analysis of their impact on politics.

Explainers

  • 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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Interviews

Other Tactical Tech resources

Videos

Investigations

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