We have the most exciting news: Our Twitter account @SOMAObservatory was just verified!
The SOMA Network has decided to publish a new article to lay out the evidence against this bogus correlation, to illustrate the real consequences of sharing these hoaxes and to give you some tools to counteract this disinformation campaign.
In the same way of legitimate news outlets, disinformation websites have a tendency to focus again and again on some beloved topics. One of these is the idea that 5G technology is harmful to human health, a claim that is has been repeatedly debunked.
Our civilization has benefited tremendously from the discoveries and breakthroughs in fundamental science. However, citizens remain largely ignorant regarding the nature of modern scientific discoveries..
In a globalized world, viruses have the potential to spread rapidly across the human population in all continents. However, these pathogens spread at a rate that pales in comparison with the speed at which false news on those very pathogens is disseminated online.
SOMA’s 1st research paper was presented at the 8th International Conference on Complex Networks & Their Applications!
Watch two recent interviews of our Project Coordinator, Dr. Nikos Sarris, discussing the work of the European Observatory Against Disinformation.
On December 9th 2019, SOMA will participate in the workshop ‘Tackling the DISinfo Phenomenon: From Understanding Its Causes to Implementing Strategies to Cope with & Prevent It’.