re:publica 2016 – Aric Toler: Open Secrets: Crowdsourcing Russia’s Wars in Ukraine and Syria

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re:publica 2016 – Aric Toler: Open Secrets: Crowdsourcing Russia's Wars in Ukraine and Syria

Find out more at: https://re-publica.de/16/session/open-secrets-crowdsourcing-russias-wars-ukraine-and-syria

The conflict in eastern Ukraine was the first European war fought with the ubiquitous presence of the internet. With this war came a deluge of information, giving rise to dozens of amateur sleuths who compiled photographs and videos from social media to form coherent narratives. This presentation will explore the power of the crowd in collecting, verifying, and presenting data from Russia’s wars in Ukraine and Syria.

Aric Toler
https://www.bellingcat.com/

Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Germany
(CC BY-SA 3.0 DE)

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re:publica: Eine jährliche Konferenz über Blogs, soziale Medien und die digitale Gesellschaft in Berlin. / re:publica is Europe’s most exciting and Germany’s biggest conference when it comes to blogs, social media, and our society in the digital age.



  • re-publica.de

    re-publica.de

    re:publica: Eine jährliche Konferenz über Blogs, soziale Medien und die digitale Gesellschaft in Berlin. / re:publica is Europe’s most exciting and Germany’s biggest conference when it comes to blogs, social media, and our society in the digital age.