The Role of Open Source Technology in the Battle Against Fake News

Social media platforms open to the public have become the breeding ground for fake news, and yet a wide range of other open technologies have appeared to combat the fake news problem. It is important to look at these technologies that are unassociated with the social media platforms, analyze how they interact with the public and try win its trust, and see how their techniques can be applied to foster the growth of neutral and publicly-accessible technological solutions.