Category: Blog Posts

Kalina Bontcheva
WeVerify technology helps fight coronavirus misinformation

Our verification plug-in is being used for debunking disinformation about the coronavirus in numerous countries (USA, France, India, Portugal, Netherlands, Colombia, Ecuador, Mauritius), and languages

Kalina Bontcheva
WeVerify partner contributes to First Draft’s Analysis of Misinformation and Online Abuse

In the run-up to the UK 2019 general election, the WeVerify partner University of Sheffield carried out a longitudinal quantitative analysis of abusive tweets targeting

The BBC's Dhruti Shah (photo by Jochen Spangenberg)
Jochen Spangenberg
A variety of tools, knowledge and skills are important in the world of fact-checking and verification, according to BBC journalist Dhruti Shah

In late 2018, in the context of Deutsche Welle’s various verification projects and activities, I talked to Dhruti Shah of the BBC’s User Generated Content

Sam Dubberley. (Photo by Jochen Spangenberg)
Jochen Spangenberg
Interview with Amnesty’s Sam Dubberley on verification challenges and approaches

In late February 2019, I (Jochen Spangenberg) conducted an exclusive interview for WeVerify with Sam Dubberley, an acknowledged expert in the verification sphere. Sam works

Denis Teyssou
Deconstructing Zuck’s deep fake

The recent so-called "deep fake" circulating on Instagram involving Mark Zuckerberg allegedly telling the ‘truth’ about privacy on Facebook was another episode of the fearful