Off the Richter Scale: Tracking Misinformation in the Aftermath of the Kahramanmaras Earthquake – The Failing of Twitter’s Blue Tick Policy
July 12, 2023
By Ashton Kingdon & Briony Gray The cost of misinformation can be deadly during crisis. Undermining public trust, emergency response effectiveness and potentially life-saving activities, misinformation has become an increasing trend in the aftermath of natural disasters that has spread like wildfire across a global audience. The expansion in the use of intelligence systems has ...
Mis/Dis and Mal-Information
July 14, 2021
Our Cyber Threats Research Centre colleagues couldn’t host an in-person TASM Conference this year, but instead organised a week of virtual events from 21 to 25 June 2021. This post is the first in a three-part series based on overviews of three of the virtual TASM panels. Read parts two and three. [Ed.] By August Dichter How do we ...