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Athens Technology Center (ATC) and Deutsche Welle (DW) were awarded co-funding from Google’s Digital News Initiative (DNI) to develop a set of digital tools that  aid journalists in social media content aggregation, curation and, most importantly, verification.

TruthNest: Verifying eyewitness media from social networks

We are currently experiencing a social web explosion, which is giving the power of speech back to the citizens who had been practically deprived of this since the gradual explosion of the population that made it impossible for news to travel via the old channel of the ‘word-of-mouth’.

REVEAL project @ ICT 2015 event

Members of the REVEAL team attended the ICT conference in Lisbon, Portugal . At our booth "Verify This" and in collaboration with EU project PHEME, we showcased REVEAL applications and enjoyed many lively discussions.

Call for Special Issue on Trust and Veracity of Information in Social Media

ATC participates with a guest editor in the forthcoming special issue of ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS): "Trust and Veracity of Information in Social Media". This Special Issue focuses on the problem of modelling and assessing the trust and veracity of content and information posted in social media.

SocialSensor news app for iPhone

The SocialSensor R&D projects has created a new tool to detect trends from multiple social networks including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Flickr and Google+.