Becca Lewis and Alice Marwick are the authors. Lewis is a research analyst on the Media Manipulation project at Data & Society. She holds an MSc in Social Science from the Oxford Internet Institute and a BA in Film Studies from Columbia University. Marwick (@alicetiara) is a Fellow at Data & Society, where she leads the Media Manipulation project, and an Assistant Professor of Communication at UNC Chapel Hill. She is the author of Status Update: Celebrity, Publicity, and Attention in the Social Media Age (Yale 2013).