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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 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.

Cazadores de Fake News

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.

El Poder de Elegir (de Chicas Poderosas)

El Poder de Elegir is a project to monitor and fact-check the political information that circulates through WhatsApp during the campaign period of the presidential elections of 2018.

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 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.

Cofacts

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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