Award 2018 Nominee
Julio Montes Moreno
Meanwhile they have created a community of 124.000 twitter followers, over 50.000 facebook followers and a Telegram channel with more than 4.000 users - who all help putting a stop to fake news.
Damned Hoax, Maldito Bulo, a developed an easily shareable format on social media containing all the necessary information to debunk a hoax or fake news. The format is either an image or a video that can be shared through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp or Telegram. In addition to the format, they have developed a database which…
…users can search for debunked fake news or denounce them if Maldito Bulo has not debunked it yet.
…allows for a plug-in to be installed in Chrome and Firefox which alerts users if they are visiting a site that regularly publishes fake news.
…shows a debunked alert if they are reading fake news that is in Maldito Bulo’s database.