• This AI tool could track the spread of COVID-19 misinformation, a JMIR study reveals

    11 days ago - By Phandroid

    During the COVID-19 pandemic, the spread of wrong information has increased exponentially. With so many people using social media networking sites, how can health officials win the fight against misinformation? A study published earlier this month in the peer-reviewed Journal of Medical Internet Research revealed that an AI algorithm could track conspiracy theories. Such a machine learning tool may be a suitable opponent for widespread misinformation. The infodemic, as labeled by the World Health Organization, can become dangerous. New research showed that almost 6,000 people were admitted...
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