Computer taught to warn users of fake news

The computer was taught to warn users of fake news. Artificial based system

intelligence is able to search for the so-called faknews and even pictures that can manipulate the user's opinion.

The system was developed by scientists from the UniversityNotre Dame. Their goal was to create a tool to combat the growing number of social media campaigns to incite ethnic conflicts. In addition, the researchers wanted the system to be able to discourage the spread of misinformation that could affect the conduct of elections.

Artificial intelligence identifies images using computer vision technology. The system is now being tested on the search for memes about current politicians and US presidential candidates.

It is reported that the program was trained at two million posts on social networks that appeared during the 2019 election in Indonesia.