Lauren Scissors

Research Director

I lead a talented team of researchers responsible for News Feed, Stories, Notifications, Camera and Composer, including teams working on relevance and integrity. I have a PhD in Media, Technology and Society from the School of Communication at Northwestern University. My work at Northwestern explored how people use technology to communicate in both collaborative and romantic relationships.


Human-computer interaction, computer-mediated communication, social psychology and interpersonal communication

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Latest Publications

CSCW 2016 - February 27, 2016

What’s in a Like? Attitudes and Behaviors Around Receiving Likes on Facebook

Lauren Scissors, Moira Burke, Steve Wengrovitz