SKILLS TRAINING  – Tiktok: Debunking Disinformation  [EN/PL]

July 16, 2022 from 15:30 am to 17:00 am

Description: In this session, we will present disinformation work and how it exists in and outside of Tiktok. Through a variety of exercises, participants will dive deeper into nuclear mis & disinformation by identifying examples of disinformation and conducting their very own investigation on how to debunk profiles and videos. It is advised to come to the session with the TikTok app downloaded beforehand (laptop is not necessary but can be useful).


  • Ciaran O’Connor

Ciarán O’Connor is an Analyst at ISD, working in the Research and Policy unit. Ciarán specialises in using open-source research to track and monitor disinformation and extremism online, with a particular focus on far-right activity. Ciarán previously worked as a journalist on the investigations team at Storyful, a social media news agency that specialises in the verification and analysis of amateur footage and misinformation online. He is the co-author of ISD reports Hatescape: An In-Depth Analysis of Extremism and Hate Speech on TikTok and The Boom Before the Ban: QAnon and Facebook and other projects.


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