Practical Insights on Misinformation

Twitter is Now a Double-Edged Sword for the Global South

Twitter is Now a Double-Edged Sword for the Global South

Published on: Jan 04 2023 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
When billionaire businessman Elon Musk took over Twitter, many speculated that Twitter may not survive the layoffs and abrupt philosophical shift. The conversation...
Apply Now: $1 Million for Social Media Misinformation Research

Apply Now: $1 Million for Social Media Misinformation Research

Published on: Nov 07 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Apply Now: $1 Million for Social Media Misinformation Research
Social media technologies aim to let people express themselves freely, fairly, and safely around the world. However, it also facilitates data-driven rumors, conspiracy...
A Call to Technologists on Technology and (Dis)Empowerment

A Call to Technologists on Technology and (Dis)Empowerment

Published on: Nov 03 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Several fascinating Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) innovations have emerged over the years and ICTworks has regularly profiled...
Apply Now: $10,000 African Democracy Research Seed Funding

Apply Now: $10,000 African Democracy Research Seed Funding

Published on: Sep 26 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
Detailed evidence on disinformation techniques and actionable insights on misinformation networks is scarce in African countries. This hampers traditional civil...
How to Address Disinformation in Eastern and Central Europe

How to Address Disinformation in Eastern and Central Europe

Published on: Sep 08 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Address Disinformation in Eastern and Central Europe
 The Russian invasion and war in Ukraine has accelerated already existing propaganda and disinformation campaigns throughout Eastern and Central Europe. Together...
Deepfake Videos Deeply Fool Indian Social Media Users

Deepfake Videos Deeply Fool Indian Social Media Users

Published on: Aug 25 2022 by Wayan Vota - Comments Off on Deepfake Videos Deeply Fool Indian Social Media Users
Our work – “It Matches My Worldview”: Examining Perceptions and Attitudes Around Fake Videos – qualitatively examines how diverse social...
Apply Now: $150,000 Google News Digital Journalism Innovation Challenge

Apply Now: $150,000 Google News Digital Journalism Innovation Challenge

Published on: Mar 28 2022 by Wayan Vota - 2 Comments
The world needs new thinking in the practice of digital journalism. We must find ways to support the development of new business models and the ways users consume...
IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South

IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South

Published on: Mar 24 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South
There is little doubt that artificial intelligence technologies will be transformational. Breathtaking advances will be made, extraordinary wealth will be created,...
5 Key Takeaways from InterAction’s New Disinformation Toolkit 2.0

5 Key Takeaways from InterAction’s New Disinformation Toolkit 2.0

Published on: Feb 09 2022 by Adam Fivenson - Comments Off on 5 Key Takeaways from InterAction’s New Disinformation Toolkit 2.0
  Journalist and Nobel Prize laureate Maria Ressa captured the essential nature of the threat that the rising tide of mis- and disinformation poses in her recent...
New Framework: Understanding Social Media, Conflict, and Resilience

New Framework: Understanding Social Media, Conflict, and Resilience

Published on: Jan 05 2022 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
Information has been used throughout history as a weapon to stoke or intensify violent conflict by mobilizing fighters or supporters, rallying the public or allies,...