An introduction to live audio social media and misinformation
What ‘the pivot to audio’ means for misinformation research and platform moderation.
Vaccine misinformation in Facebook comment sections: a case study
First Draft study offers insights into Facebook comment sections, where vaccine misinformation sometimes goes undetected.
How we investigated the spread of Covid-19 vaccine misinformation on Facebook
The platform recently announced a ban on false Covid-19 and vaccine claims, so we used technical methods to see whether it’s working.
After the Capitol: tech and disinfo
What we learned about tech platforms and disinformation — and what we still don’t know.
We need independent platform oversight in 2021
The platforms can no longer delay on partnering with independent researchers and civil society organizations
How QAnon content endures on social media through visuals and code words
Evolving tactics from QAnon-promoting accounts pose moderation challenges for Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
How important is the integrity of India’s elections to Facebook and Twitter?
The social media giants treat claims of election fraud vastly differently around the globe.
George Floyd protests: Resources for online newsgathering, verification, protecting sources and colleagues
How to use social media to report on the protests over police brutality and structural racism sweeping the world.
How to use Facebook’s Ad Library to find coronavirus stories
Searching and understanding the archive can enrich research and reporting — and potentially reveal some interesting leads.