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The rise of digital disinformation has led to a burst of projects dedicated to understanding how misinformation moves on (typically closed and often encrypted) messaging apps

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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.

Encrypted Messaging Applications and Political Messaging: How They Work and Why Understanding Them is Important for Combating Global Disinformation

This report provides an overview of how various EMAs work, a review of popular EMAs and their notable features (LINE, Signal, Telegram, Viber, WhatsApp, and WeChat), and examples of how EMAs have been used for political manipulation

WhatsApp archiver

The WhatsApp archiver consolidates chat files exported from different WhatsApp conversations into one database

Cazadores de Fake News

Cazadores de Fake News

Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Somos una comunidad crowdsourcing que monitorea la desinformación difundidas en cadenas de WhatsApp y redes sociales entre venezolanos. Nuestro centro de operaciones es un grupo de Telegram abierto en el que analizamos colectivamente la información que recibimos.

Monitor do WhatsApp

This system shows the most shared image, video, audio, messaging, and URLs content across over 300 WhatsApp public groups daily.

Doublethink Labs

Doublethink Labs

Taipei, Taiwan

Doublethink Lab was founded in 2019 to strengthen democracy through enhancing digital defenses. Our work focuses on researching malign Chinese influence operations and disinformation campaigns and their impacts via the digital tools and methodologies we have developed.



Taiwan (T'ai-wan)

Cofacts is a collaborative system connecting instant messages and fact-check reports or different opinions together.

Proto's WhatsApp Checkpoint Tipline

“The Checkpoint tipline is primarily used to gather data for research, and is not a helpline that will be able to provide a response to every user.”

WhatsApp: The Widespread Use of WhatsApp in Political Campaigning in the Global South

The research conducted by Tactical Tech and our partners over the last 18 months has confirmed that WhatsApp is now a primary means of delivery for political messaging in many countries in the Global South, with particularly strong penetration in rural communities where internet is accessed mostly via smartphones.

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