An observatory for tracking the spread of COVID-19 misinformation and their fact-checks.
We automatically collect and analyse fact-checks and misinformation spread on Twitter and produce weekly reports.
Monitoring misinformation and fact-checks spread.
The observatory produces weekly reports on the spread of COVID-19 misinformation and their corresponding fact-checks on Twitter. We apply automatic methods to collect fact-checked and misinforming content from the CoronaVirusFacts/DatosCoronaVirus Alliance Database and track this data on Twitter.
Using automated methods, we identify the demographics of the users that share misinformation and fact-checks.
Top weekly misinformation and fact-checks.
We identify the most shared msinformating content and fact-check over time.
We track what type of misinformation about the COVID-19 pandemic is spread and observe how misinformation spreads in comparison to its corrective content.