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In Pursuit Of Truth: A Brand’s Guide To Managing Misinformation Online

In Pursuit Of Truth: A Brand’s Guide To Managing Misinformation Online | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it

The Internet has rewritten the rules for what can be viewed as fact versus fiction. From fake online reviews to inaccurate media articles, it’s impossible to truly know what online information is real and what is fabricated. The same holds true for the voices of online audiences, whether it’s a tweet, a comment on an article or a blog post.

In an attempt to eradicate the mystery, it was recently reported that European scientists are developing a “social media lie detector” called PHEME for popular social media channels like Facebook and Twitter. Using technology like natural language processing, PHEME will review and put online rumors into one of four categories – speculation, controversy, misinformation and disinformation.

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Drones both effective, controversial - Daily American Online

Drones both effective, controversial - Daily American Online | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Drones both effective, controversial
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection shows an unmanned drone used to patrol the U.S.-Canadian border.
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