Think tank

Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio

Institute for Technology & Society of Rio de Janeiro ‒ ITS

Río de Janeiro, Brazil

The mission of the Institute for Technology & Society of Rio de Janeiro (ITS Rio) is to ensure that Brazil and the Global South respond creatively and appropriately to the opportunities provided by technology in the digital age, and that the potential benefits are broadly shared across society. Through its own research and in partnership with other institutions, ITS Rio analyzes the legal, social, economic and cultural dimensions of technology and advocates for public policies and private practices that protect privacy, freedom of expression and access to knowledge. The Institute also offers education, training and opportunities for individuals and institutions,

Contact details

Website:
https://itsrio.org/pt/home/

Address:
Praia do Flamengo, 100 (Cobertura - Flamengo) Rio de Janeiro

Country:
Brazil

Sub-region:
South America

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Brazil
Operating languages
English , Portuguese

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Founded by
Founders: Carlos Affonso Souza (Co-Founder)
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Carlos Affonso Souza
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 35
Brazil average
 40
Global average
 86
% Female staff
2021
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 63%
Brazil average
 62%
Global average
 48%

Social

Likes (2022)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 106,025
Brazil average
 43,716
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 107,406
Likes (2019)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 109,100
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 8,451
Brazil average
 22,888
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 7,441
Followers (2019)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 4,867
Subscribers (2022)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 2,480
Brazil average
 7,197
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 2,110
Subscribers (2019)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 2,580
Followers (2022)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 21,850
Brazil average
 62,088
Global average
 14,670
Followers (2021)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 16,798
Followers (2019)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 9,178
Followers (2022)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 14,576
Brazil average
 6,620
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 5,068

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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