NewsWhip technology tracks the spread of stories across multiple social networks, giving us the ability to map and understand the spread of information and engagement. Cross Check and French media outlets used our tech to understand how ideas and fake news catch fire — and how to debunk “disinfo” around the French election.
After the impact of fake news in the US Election, publishers are more vigilant than ever to stop misinformation around campaigns and candidates.
First Draft, a non profit organization, emerged as a leader in verifying news through UGC experts. Their flagship initiative is CrossCheck — which combated the spread of fake news on social media during the French presidential election by involving newsrooms and technology partners, including NewsWhip.