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
 26
Global average
 75
% Female staff
2021
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 1%
Brazil average
 1%
Global average
 0%

Social

Likes (2021)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 107,406
Brazil average
 60,783
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 109,100
Likes (2016)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 109,911
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 7,441
Brazil average
 29,826
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 4,867
Followers (2017)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 2,211
Subscribers (2021)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 2,110
Brazil average
 6,476
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 2,580
Subscribers (2017)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 904
Followers (2019)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 9,178
Brazil average
 26,235
Global average
 8,281
Followers (2019)
Instituto de Tecnologia e Sociedade do Rio
 5,068
Brazil average
 9,448
Global average
 6,628

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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