Category: News

Jochen Spangenberg
Recap and recordings of WeVerify’s workshop day 1 on technology to counter disinformation

On 16 and 17 June 2021, the WeVerify project hosted a two-day workshop. Focus: the role of technology and artificial intelligence in the disinformation sphere.

Zlatina Marinova
Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviour Detection Tree

1st Branch : The Coordination assessment The coordination of accounts and adoption of techniques to publish, promote and spread false content is being referred to

Zlatina Marinova
Technology and AI to Counter Disinformation

An Online Workshop 16 June 10:00 CEST - 14:00 CEST WeVerify Technology Demonstration 17 June 10:00 CEST - 13:00 CEST The WeVerify project is honoured

Trump "fake news" word cloud
Denis Teyssou
Trump and “fake news”

The former US president Donald Trump is well known for his disproportionate use of the expression “fake news” during his four-years mandate. Especially on Twitter,

Sam Gregory, WITNESS
Jochen Spangenberg
Interview with Sam Gregory of WITNESS about synthetic media and disinformation

Sam Gregory is Program Director of WITNESS, an organisation that works with people who use video to document human rights issues. WITNESS focuses on how

Jane Lytvynenko, BuzzFeedNews
Jochen Spangenberg
Interview with Jane Lytvynenko, factchecking expert at BuzzFeedNews

Here’s an interview conducted by Deutsche Welle’s Julia Bayer with Jane Lytvynenko, senior reporter with Buzzfeed News. Its focus: online mis- and disinformation and the

Olga Papadopoulou
WeVerify participation in Deepfake detection challenge

From 11 December 2019 to 31 March 2020, WeVerify project partner CERTH and specifically the MKLab MeVer team, participated in the Deepfake detection challenge. It

Kalina Bontcheva
Three WeVerify teams @EUvsVirus Hackathon

From 24 to 26 April 2020, Europe joined forces to develop innovative solutions for coronavirus-related challenges in the EUvsVirus hackathon, the official and worldwide programming,

Olga Papadopoulou
WeVerify Annotation team @EUvsVirus Hackathon

Europe has joined forces in order to develop innovative solutions for coronavirus-related challenges in the EUvsVirus hackathon, the official EU Commission hackathon to fight COVID-19.

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