Computing Veracity – the Fourth Challenge of Big Data

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Work on automatic detection of online claims far from over

Before wrapping up the project, Pheme partner caught up with project coordinator Kalina Bontcheva from the University of Sheffield to get her take on how far technologies designed to identify questionable claims have come since Pheme was launched. The answer: far, but not far enough given the current context of fake news and other […]

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Limiting the spread of fake news on social media

As talk of fake news online reached fever pitch following the United States presidential election, Pheme partner SWI took a closer look at work already underway to address the spread of misinformation. Naturally, the first person turned to was project coordinator Kalina Bontcheva, who explained some of the contributions Pheme is making in […]

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