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Wednesday, May 16 • 16:00 - 17:00
Using crowd-sourced fact-checking chatbot to fight misinformation across closed messenger chatrooms

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In this session we will present Cofact, a collaborative fact-checking system combining a LINE chatbot with a hoax database, supported by g0v.tw civic tech grant. Out team grew up within 8 months, soon becoming a 200 volunteering editors fact checking community, and more than 20k people using the chat bot to reporting 250 news every week.

( More info here: bit.ly/cofacts-quickstart )

We plan to cover the following aspects:

- Consumptions of misinformation in Taiwan
- How the system is designed to bring different voice to the users
- Building a collaborative fact-checking community in your country

avatar for Min-hsuan Wu

Min-hsuan Wu

Civic Tech Activist
Min-hsuan Wu (Ttcat) is an activist/campaigner of a number of social movements in Taiwan start from 2004, including the anti-nuclear, environmental, LGBT, Human Rights movement and green politic. He has expertise in creative planning, as well as communication and design programming... Read More →

avatar for Hsiang-Sheng (Johnson) Liang

Hsiang-Sheng (Johnson) Liang

Participant, g0v.tw
I am...- A web developer that works at an Internet company as a day job.- An open-sourced civic tech supporter, participated & founded several projects that facilitates civic participation of democracy.- Going to present Cofacts, the voluntary project I have founded in mid 2016Cofacts... Read More →

Wednesday May 16, 2018 16:00 - 17:00 EDT
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