Fabiana Zollo is Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics and Research Fellow in the Center for the Humanities & Social Change at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Her background is in Computer Science, and her research investigates information spreading on online social media, with a special focus on the evolution of collective narratives and the dynamics of polarization. She collected several papers on the topic, both with national and International co-authors. Their results have been included in the Global Risk Report 2017 of the World Economic Forum, widely covered by the media (among the others: The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Economist, Bloomberg View, The Guardian, Phys.org, El Pais) and disseminated internationally (Le Scienze, Pour La Science, Spektrum, Scientific American, Investigatión y Ciencia).