Live Media Tracker
The Media Tracker scans Twitter and automatically highlights covid-19 misinformation - especially in the context of covid-19 vaccine and other treatments. The Media Tracker relies on natural language processing algorithms that have been trained using custom data which has been annotated by experts, journalists and advocacy groups.
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- Magic cures, unsupported claims, conspiracy theories and discreditation of official statistics are considered covid-19 medical misinformation.
- Threat level:
- We consider a threat to be a wish or intention for pain, injury, or violence against an individual or group. Therefore our model takes into account the degree of propaganda, misinformation, hate speech and popularity level of the text analysed.