Dr. Tobias Mast is head of the research programme "Regulatory Structures and the Emergence of Rules in Online Spaces
" at the Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut since January 2022. Prior to this, he worked as a research assistant at the Federal Constitutional Court. He completed his doctorate with a thesis on the state's public information activities
His team focuses on the rules under which new forms and practices of social understanding and self-assurance emerge in digital communication spaces and especially in social networks.