SocialTruth has successfully completed the first tests

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The first two test phases of the SocialTruth project, the engine that analyzes online news, classifies and certifies its reliability, have been completed. SocialTruth  is a multicultural and multidisciplinary European project conceived and developed by an international consortium of 11 partners, led by the ICCS of Athens. SocialTruth’s objective is to analyze the news by […]

A new paper from UTP

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“Implementation of the BERT-derived architectures to tackle disinformation challenges” this is the title of a new paper from Sebastian Kula, Rafał Kozik & Michał Choraś from UTP (partner of the SocialTruth project). You can read it online  from here or download the pdf  from here.

Transformer Based Models in Fake News Detection

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Yet an other new SocialTruth paper presented at ICCS from Sebastian Kula, Rafal Kozik, Michal Choras, Michal Wozniak: Transformer Based Models in Fake News Detection Here the book: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-77970-2   The article presents models for detecting fake news and the results of the analyzes of the application of these models. The precision, f1-score, recall metrics were proposed […]

Open online session: “How to successfully use SocialTruth”

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The InfoCons Association is organising an open online session to inform all potential stakeholders, like European Consumer Organisations about ‘How to successfully use SocialTruth’. Social Media: Improved Governance and Information Veracity Using Digital Companion. 28.04.2021 (9.00-10.30 AM CET) Cisco Webex Meeting Register via email: office@infocons.ro —————— You can see the demo on line from here

SocialTruth in a Elsevier webinar

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“Machine Learning to combat Fake News and Media Manipulation“. This is the title of the webinar organized by Elsevier, that will see the participation of Michal Choras & Rafal Kozik from UTP. Fake news has now grown into a big problem for societies and also a major challenge for people fighting disinformation. This phenomenon plagues […]

SocialTruth is collaborating with the Internet Commission to support advancing digital responsibility

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SocialTruth is investigating ways to exploit tools that will support digital responsibility and accountability in content creation organizations. Preliminary investigations for future collaboration development have been initiated with the Internet Commission, an independent organization that is developing a Transparency Reporting Framework that seeks to increase citizen trust through increased accountability in content management. During a […]

A special issue of SocialTruth in Applied Soft Computing

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As a part of special issue: “Applying Machine Learning for Combating Fake News and Internet/Media Content Manipulation” edited by Michal Woźniak, Álvaro Herrero, Konstantinos Demestichas, Michal Choras, ST team produced a new paper: “Advanced Machine Learning techniques for fake news (online disinformation) detection: A systematic mapping study” that is now pubblished in volume 101 (march […]

Starting of “hands on trials”

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Our partner InfoCons  was invited by the School Inspectorate of Municipality of Bucharest, from Romania, to participate in a Focus Group Meeting, tha was held on September 2020 online via Zoom. The participants were managers of vocational and technical education units and teachers who teach economic disciplines, food industry, agricultural subjects in state and private […]

SocialTruth is moving on to the implementation phase of its engine and is approaching the first test version

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After a preliminary analysis that led to establish the functional requirements of the system, the technological architecture, ethic requirements and journalistic use cases, SocialTruth is now entering the prototyping phase and getting closer to the first test release. We are proud to spread information throughout Europe on the state of our project! Here are some […]

SocialTruth: the anti-fake news system that provides trusted sociality

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Creating a system that ranks news and certifies their reliability, targeted to professionals and ordinary users of social media and the web. This is the goal of SocialTruth, a multicultural, multidisciplinary European project designed and developed by an international consortium of 11 partners led by Athens’ ICCS, whose motto is “Embedding veracity for social media […]

Addressing Coronavirus-related news in SocialTruth content verification research

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Following the increasing appearance of news related to coronavirus, the SocialTruth consortium initiated on February 4th 2020 a new thread of interlinked activities to address this topic, within the scope of the action. We considered it an important case study, given the many indications for misinformation and fake information circulated on this subject (https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/31/bat-soup-dodgy-cures-and-diseasology-the-spread-of-coronavirus-bunkum). The […]

SocialTruth workshop at prestigous ICCS 2020 in Amsterdam

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“Computational Methods for Emerging Problems in (Dis-) Information Analysis – DisA”. This is the title of the SocialTruth workshop, chaired by Prof Michal Choras (UTP) and Dr. Konstantinos Demestichas (ICCS), that will be held at prestigous ICCS (International Conference on Computational Science)  – ranked as Core-A  – that will have its 20th edition in Amsterdam in […]

Two Round Tables on fake news

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InfoCons – a partner of the SocialTruth project – has organized at the Economic College “A. D. Xenopol” in Bucharest, two round tables on fake news and on the different level of trust in online sources. The first was held on September 18th and the second on September 27th. In these round tables, the objectives, purposes and activities […]