It's worrying that Mastodon is susceptible to misinformation, since there is no way either moderators can keep up with so many posts or a decentralized AI system let small players be part of the platform. That's why I really hope @Eunomia 's work, if shown effective, gets integrated into @Mastodon. Users —with the guide of an interface letting us calm down, assess sources, and generally assess knowledge—, through distributed work via flagging or whatever, are the solution.
"Eye-witness videos of a terrorist attack – stop and think before you share!"
Coming soon to EUNOMIA: Implicit trustworthiness assessment based on users’ reactions (stance detection) as an additional indicator
Read our new post! What do these popular terms mean? How are they related to #misinfromation? How does EUNOMIA address this problem?
"Any claim without a URl should be treated as suspicious"
I'm in the New York Times today talking about bots and disinformation. And how the Great Bot Scourge is mostly exaggerated and misunderstood.
Twitter adds a warning label fact-checking Trump’s false voting claims
Weekly briefings on Covid-19 #misinformation:
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