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Tools and datasets that allow us to quantify and study how an idea, meme, or campaign moves through the media ecosystem. This work is important to understanding why we’re talking about certain stories, considering how news events are framed by competing actors, and thinking about our news blindspots that leave us uninformed on entire topics or parts of the world.

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Whatsapp Link Extractor

Our WhatsApp link extractor is a tool that makes it easy to export and download all the useful links from your WhatsApp chat history.

Who Posted What

whopostedwhat.com is a non public Facebook keyword search for people who work in the public interest. It allows you to search keywords on specific dates. You are granted access because of your work. We do urge you to donate a small amount of money to keep the server running.

自由微博 (FreeWeibo.com)

自由微博 (FreeWeibo.com),匿名和不受屏蔽的新浪微博搜索,于 2012 年 10 月 11 日由 GreatFire.org 建立。

Foundation The London Story

Diaspora monitoring disinformation and hate speech in India and advocating for human rights.

Global Media Registry

The Global Media Registry is a non-profit social enterprise that supports transparency, accountability and pluralism in our shared digital information space. We are a solution hub for newsrooms, regulators and policy makers, and for all stakeholders that engage with the media industry.

Global Media and Internet Concentration Project

Tracking two-dozen communication, Internet and media markets in nearly 40 countries.

Twitter Brigade

Astroturfing research. We spent the second half of 2020 analysing 24 fake Twitter profiles that published divisive or hostile content and were regularly mentioned or retweeted by Slovenian right-wing politicians.

Attack Detector

Attack Detector

Brazil (Brasil)

An AI tool that detects cyber harassment of journalists journalists and environmental activists in Mexico and Brazil on Twitter

The Public Good Projects

We use science and technology to tackle today’s most pressing public health issues.

Filling the Progressive TikTok Gap

After the 2022 midterms, the Cooperative Impact Lab published initial findings for the Digital Innovation Fund, telling the story of how, in just four months, we stood up and administered one of the most extensive research-grant programs focused on TikTok’s uses for progressive politics and social good.

Audible reckoning: How top political podcasters spread unsubstantiated and false claims

Brookings report: Using a combination of analytical methods – including natural language processing, machine learning, and manual classifying – this research provided the first overarching assessment of the role that popular political podcasting plays in spreading unsubstantiated and false claims.

Hatemeter

Hatemeter

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

Hate speech tool for monitoring, analysing and tackling Anti-Muslim hatred online

DCinbox

DCinbox

Hoboken

Official e-newsletters from every member of Congress. In one place. In real time.

The Social Media Listening Center at Clemson University

Opening in early 2012, The Social Media Listening Center at Clemson University is an interdisciplinary, cutting-edge laboratory that seeks to monitor, measure, and engage in social media conversations from across the web.

Citibeats

Our artificial intelligence platform covers many of today's most relevant topics: from sustainable cities to citizen security, from migration to climate change & biodiversity, and more.

Misinformation exposure

Misinformation exposure scores measure how much the politicians and public organizations you follow tend to lie (based on fact-checking their claims by PolitiFact).

Los Desinformantes

Los desinformantes es una serie de investigaciones sobre diferentes actores que han desinformado durante la pandemia.

WhatsApp archiver

The WhatsApp archiver consolidates chat files exported from different WhatsApp conversations into one database. The scraper relies on WhatsApp's export chat feature which allows 40,000 messages to be exported without media and 10,000 to be exported with media. If a media item has not been downloaded to your phone, it cannot be exported through the export chat feature. The archiver removes overlaps in different files exported from a chat; and anonymizes sender and group names.

OSINT Techniques

Resources for Open Source Intelligence and Social Media Investigations.

A.N.C.I.R. Misinfo

A project investigating the stories and the data behind fake news in Africa

Media Mapping

Media Mapping

United States of America (the)

Identifying audiences via TV, internet and news consumption patterns

River Sentiment Dashboard

River Sentiment Dashboard

University of Oxford, 1 St Giles', Oxford OX1 3JS, UK

Linking river health to wellbeing in the Thames basin

Social Media Analysis Toolkit (SMAT)

The conversations that trend on internet platforms shape our world in consequential ways, from who we vote for, to what news we read, to how we respond to a pandemic.

Sentinel Project early warning system for Kenya Election 2022

Leading up to and following the Kenyan election on August 9 2022, the Sentinel Project is expanding its previous work in the area, from Una Hakika to 15 of Kenya's highest risk counties.

Linterna Verde

Linterna Verde do Research on the online public debate based on areas of interest. They seek to make our work accessible, useful and actionable for civil society, the media and government.

Aggie

Aggie is an open-source social and online media aggregation tool designed specifically for monitoring events in real time.

Communalytic

Communalytic is a computational social science research tool for studying online communities and discourse.

ANCIR Investigative Lab (iLab)

The ANCIR iLab uses forensic data science techniques to expose the networks that disseminate and amplify misinformation, disinformation, and toxic content (such as hate speech or extremism) with a special focus on coordinated inauthentic behaviour and other influence/information operations.

Netvizz

Netvizz is a data collection and extraction application that allows researchers to export data in standard file formats from different sections of the Facebook social networking service.

Hoaxy

Hoaxy

Indiana

Hoaxy is a tool that visualizes the spread of articles online.

NewsTracker

"A grant from the Knight Foundation to PBS News Hour, the Newstracker project has tasked itself with "developing a tool that combines online news content with engagement data from social media and other sources to help journalists and others better understand the scale, scope and shape of the misinformation problem." - Counteringdisinformation.org

Civic Signal

CivicSignal is Code for Africa's AI/machine learning initiative, using large-scale media monitoring to map the content/creator landscape and underlying business models for disinformation profiteers. It uses MIT's Media Cloud software.

Hamilton 2.0

The Hamilton 2.0 dashboard, a project of the Alliance for Securing Democracy at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, provides a summary analysis of the narratives and topics promoted by Russian, Chinese, and Iranian government officials and state-funded media on Twitter, YouTube, state-sponsored news websites, and via official diplomatic statements at the United Nations.

Bot Sentinel

In 2018 we launched Bot Sentinel to help fight disinformation and targeted harassment. We believe Twitter users should be able to engage in healthy online discourse without inauthentic accounts, toxic trolls, foreign countries, and organized groups manipulating the conversation.

Beacon Project

Supports original research into disinformation vulnerability and resilience with public opinion research, analytical pieces, narrative monitoring, and mainstream and social media monitoring, both in house and in collaboration with local partners in Europe.

Project Certeza

Project Certeza

Mexico City, CDMX, Mexico

First deployed on Election Day in 2018, Project Certeza’s purpose was to identify and deal with false information disseminated, particularly through social networks but also through any other media, that could produce uncertainty or distrust in the citizenry about the electoral authority’s responsibilities as the election is happening.

Pressland

Pressland is a first-of-its-kind data-intelligence platform that maps global media production in real time.

PubliElectoral

PubliElectoral

Buenos Aires, Argentina

PubliElectoral is a technological tool of social interest that allows the collection of information related to electoral advertising on social networks without affecting the privacy of citizen users.

Countering Misinformation about Armenia

Monitoring of the selected talk shows, newspapers, electronic periodicals of both Russian and Armenian mass media to examine the media coverage, the possible labelling and targeted information conveyed to wide audiences in the result of the activity of Russian and Armenian news and information periodicals, TV talk shows and websites.

DEMOS Engendering Hate Report: The counters of state-aligned gendered disinformation online

A report analyzing online spaces being weaponized to exclude women leaders and undermine the role of women in public life. It investigates gendered disinformation on Poland and the Philippines through Twitter data analyses.

Digital Democracy Room

The Digital Democracy Room is an initiative of FGV DAPP to monitor the public debate on the internet and fight disinformation strategies which threaten the integrity of political and electoral processes, seeking to strengthen the democratic institutions.

The Citizen Browser Project

The Markup, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates how the world’s most powerful institutions use technology to reshape society, today announced the development of The Citizen Browser Project—an initiative designed to measure how disinformation travels across social media platforms over time.

Social Media Monitoring During the 2020-2021 Elections in Georgia

The overall goal of the project is to safeguard the information integrity around the 2020 Parliamentary and 2021 Municipal elections in Georgia from disinformation, discrediting campaigns and other hostile information operations on social media.

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