Recommended For You: A First Look at Content Recommendation Networks

Interested in reading the paper? Well, the paper can be found here.

You are welcome to use any of the code or data we collected, but if you do we just ask that you cite us with [BibTex]

As a service to the community, we make the datasets from this study available to the public. Interested researchers can download the data here (about 376 MB). This archive contains the list of sites and URLs we crawled, the CRN widgets we encountered on each page, widget headlines and disclosures, and the recommendations and ads in each widget. The archive also contains all of the landing pages linked to by the ads, which formed the basis of our LDA analysis of advertised content.