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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Some of our partners visited Milipol 2019, which is a main event for homeland security and safety. It was an opportunity to present the SocialTruth project and disseminate specific materials.
The fourth general meeting was held on 7 & 8 november 2019 in Rome at the headquarters of the partner Tecoms. In this meeting the progress of the project was presented and all the partners contributed to the discussion for the optimal definition of the subsequent phases for the implementation of the project.
The SocialTruth paper “ML methods for fake news classification” by: Ksieniewicz, Choras, Kozik and Wozniak, is now published in LNCS by Springer. It will be presented by leading author (Paweł Ksieniewicz) next week at IDEAL 2019 – Manchester, 14 – 16 November – a well known ML conference.
An abstract from InfoCons has been accepted by the Conference Scientific Committee of ICUB Conference “Social Impact and the Social Sciences: Theory and Practice in the Era of Propaganda, Fake News and Media Manipulation” to be held on 5-6 December 2019 in Bucharest.
SocialTruth is organizing the special issue in Applied Soft Computing (IF=4,873). Applying Machine Learning for Combating Fake News and Internet/Media Content Manipulation this is the title. More information at dedicated website: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/applied-soft-computing/call-for-papers/applying-machine-learning-for-combating-fake-news
“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 […]
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 […]
UTP University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz – one of the partners of the project – has participated the Cisim Conference, to share with the scientific community the state of the art tools and the motivation of the SocialTruth project with regards to online misinformation (fake news) detection. CISIM – 18th International Conference on […]
The 1st SocialTruth workshop/special session at CISIS in Burgos (ESP) is now approved. The accepted papers will be published by Springer.
We are proud to communicate the acceptance of our Paper at IDEAL 2019, a well known ML conference. The title is: “ML methods for fake news classification” By: Ksieniewicz, Choras, Kozik and Wozniak. We will present this Paper in November 2019 in Manchester This Paper will be published in LNCS by Springer
One of the partners of the project, namely the UTP University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz, Poland, has participated the “Ares Conference 2019“. This was to share with the scientific community the vision, approach, motivation, ambition and the initial results of the SocialTruth project with regards to online misinformation (fake news) detection and mitigation. […]
SocialTruth is proudly member of the SOMA (Social Observatory for Disinformation and Social Media Analysis) Observatory for the fight against disinformation with the support of EU Commission programme H2020.
“Evaluation of the Existing Tools for Fake News Detection” this is the title of the Paper released by Agata Giełczyk, Rafał Wawrzyniak and Michał Choraś from UTP, a technical partner of SocialTruth, that will be presented in Cisim-Belgrade in september.
The third general meeting was held on 3 and 4 July 2019. This time the project partners met in Paris, hosted by Expert System France. In this meeting, a clear focus was placed on the detailed specifications of the Use Cases project and the process definition. Specific objectives and action points were decided by all […]
Following the successful launch of the Social Truth project, in December 2018, in Athens, Greece, the second Social Truth meeting was held on 27 – 28 of March in the city of Bydgoszcz, Poland. The Meeting was held at the premises of UTP, the University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz, Poland, one of the […]
Social Truth is a Horizon 2020 project aiming to counter the challenging problem of fake news. It aims to tackle the challenge in a way that would prevent vendor lock-in of the solution, distribute the trust and reputation through the blockchain technology, integrate Lifelong Learning Machines that would spot the paradigm shifts of fake news […]
The Project kick-off meeting took place at the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems (ICCS) in Athens on 12-13 December 2018. During the meeting, in addition to the mutual presentation of the partners involved in the project and their specific roles in ST, some topics of the project inherent to the architecture of its semantic […]