Tools that have to do with Social Media research and verification.
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!
A roadmap to the truthJune 10, 2016 | Julia Bayer
Verification of eyewitness media is a laborious process of collecting clues and answers to specific questions in order to find out if the claim is true or fake. Julia Bayer and Ruben Bouwmeester have created a verification checklist that will help you to make informed decisions. Read More
Semi-Automated Extraction of Attributed Verification and Debunking Reports from Social MediaOctober 5, 2015 | Stuart Middleton
Content from social media sites are becoming an important part of modern journalism. Of particular importance to real-time breaking news is amateur on the spot incident reports and eyewitness images and videos. With breaking news having tight reporting deadlines, measured in minutes not days, the need to quickly verify suspicious content is paramount  . Read More
Meet(ing) the Verified Pixel ProjectJune 16, 2015 | Jochen Spangenberg
REVEAL recently met with the team of the Verified Pixel Project – plans were made to cooperate in the future, especially in the area of image verification.
Verify This Week (8/2015)March 25, 2015 | Ruben Bouwmeester
Here, we regularly share our findings from the world of social media verification: What tools, services and initiatives are there? Who is doing what? What’s the state of affairs regarding eyewitness media and related issues? Here is our list for this week. Read More
Verify This Week (7/2015)February 24, 2015 | Jochen Spangenberg
Here we regularly share our findings from the world of social media verification. What tools, services and initiatives are there? Who’s doing what? What’s the state of affairs regarding eyewitness media and related issues? Here is our list for this week.
Verify this week (28/2014)October 1, 2014 | Linda Rath-Wiggins
Every week, we provide interesting links from around the web that discuss issues regarding the verification processes of content from social media. Here is our list for this week.
Interview with Denis Teyssou, Agence France PresseAugust 27, 2014 | Jochen Spangenberg
How to deal with content from Social Networks? What are current challenges and requirements, especially with regards to verification? As part of our interview series we talked to Denis Teyssou of French news agency AFP to find out!