Computing Veracity – the Fourth Challenge of Big Data

Watch and learn (more) about Pheme

Pheme’s use case partner SWI has created a short video to explain its role in the project and how the Pheme dashboard currently being developed will help journalists to verify user-generated content on social media. spent several months tracking news stories online, analysing tweets for rumours, and checking if claims turned out to be true or false—all to help other Pheme partners develop and train algorithms. One set of rumours on Twitter hit especially close to home when users began sharing claims that the Museum of Fine Arts in the Swiss capital Bern would accept the art collection of Cornelius Gurlitt, allegedly looted by the Nazis, days ahead of an official announcement by Swiss and German authorities.

Watch the three-minute video on in English or with subtitles in eight other languages.

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