All research on Social Media curated by Reveal.
REVEAL @ NEM SummitNovember 29, 2016 | Jochen Spangenberg
From 23-24 November 2016 REVEAL participated in the 2016 NEM Summit in Porto, Portugal. We showcased some of the project work at the NEM exhibition and participated in a pitching session in which we presented our research outcomes to potential investors.
REVEAL @ First Draft partner meeting and NEM SummitNovember 14, 2016 | Jochen Spangenberg
In the week starting 21 November you can meet REVEAL team members at two events: on 22 November, we will be represented at the First Draft News partner network meeting in London. Thereafter, from 23-24 November, we will showcase our work at the NEM Summit in Porto.
Automated Multimedia Verification @ MediaEval 2016November 1, 2016 | Stuart Middleton
The MediaEval 2016 workshop took place 20-21 October 2016 at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision in Hilversum, Netherlands, right after ACM Multimedia 2016 in Amsterdam. The REVEAL team were present and won the ‘automated verification of multimedia’ challenge! Read More
REVEAL Workshop Review & ResourcesSeptember 23, 2016 | Jochen Spangenberg
On 20 Sep 2016 we conducted the final REVEAL workshop. Almost 90 participants attended and joined in lively discussions about challenges and approaches regarding the use and verification of social media in news. Judging by the feedback received, and following comments on Twitter under the conference hashtag #smvw16, we can call it a big success and are delighted with the outcome!
REVEAL workshop on 16 Sept 2016August 29, 2016 | Jochen Spangenberg
On Friday 16 September 2016 the REVEAL project consortium is hosting a one day workshop south of Athens, Greece, in which participants will raise and discuss various aspects of social media verification. This includes showcasing how technology can aid in the process. The event is free of charge, but requires prior registration. Don’t miss out!
Observational study – how do journalists really verify UGC?August 19, 2016 | Stuart Middleton
The importance of user generated content (UGC) in journalism is growing relentlessly   . Smartphones have high quality cameras able to take excellent eyewitness images, record videos of events as they happen and even stream videos in real-time. Eyewitness media will often appear on Social Networks before any mention occurs on mainstream news channels. Read More
Predicting News Popularity by Mining Online DiscussionsMay 24, 2016 | Symeon (Akis) Papadopoulos
Here, you can read the long abstract of a paper that was presented at the SNOW 2016 workshop (Social News On the Web) by REVEALers Georgios Rizos, Yiannis Kompatsiaris and myself, Symeon Papadopoulos.
Automating Verification? IJF 2016April 14, 2016 | Jochen Spangenberg
From 6-10 April 2016, the 10th edition of the International Journalism Festival took place in Perugia, Italy. REVEAL was represented by Ruben Bouwmeester and Jochen Spangenberg of the DW Innovation team. Here’s a short recap.