FALSTO.TN is fighting to help mitigate misinformation and fake news spread in multiple languages and through text, photo, and video across the country.
Fake news, phony videos, doctored photos, and violent content are regular features on the online ecosystem worldwide. Tunisia is no exception, where such content, which often attracts millions of views, has led to grave situations, even communal and political unrest.
With millions of Tunisians online, the Tunisian government and social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram now struggle to contain the misinformation and disinformation epidemics.
FALSO.TN, a local startup, says it has found solutions, which combine a few technologies to fight fake news. The goal of the used technologies is to simply put all resources to combat fake news.
FALSO.TN does not provide much information about the exact technologies they’re using but the main goal remains to fight misinformation and fake news, and they’re doing it just right.
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