Disinformation Reports

Download Now

Blackbird.AI and NewsGuard combined the power of human and artificial intelligence to provide high integrity assessments of hoax content — at scale, and in a manner that can keep up with the rapid spread of harmful hoaxes and conspiracies. We tested a man-machine intelligent system concept and evaluated its effectiveness in tracking the spread of disinformation.

Download NowView VideoView Online

Blackbird.AI’s COVID-19 Disinformation Report : Volume 3 analyzed 119,069,559 tweets on topics related to COVID-19 for the period of May 2 – May 20, 2020. We found 32,148,780 tweets to be manipulated content, with a Blackbird Manipulation Index (BBMI) of 27%. We also explored Facebook and 35,000 4chan posts and performed cohort analysis to understand the accounts driving these narratives.

Download NowView Online

Blackbird.AI’s COVID-19 Disinformation Report : Volume 2 analyzed 49,755,722 tweets from 13,203,289 unique users on topics related to COVID-19 for the period of February 27 – March 12, 2020. We found 18.8 million tweets to be manipulated content, with a Blackbird Manipulation Index (BBMI) of 37.9%.

Download NowView Online

Blackbird.AI’s COVID-19 Disinformation Report analyzed 6,923,257 tweets from 2,611,168 unique users on topics related to COVID-19 for the period of February 2-14, 2020. We found 2.67 million tweets to be manipulated content, with a Blackbird Manipulation Index (BBMI) of 38.7%.

Download Now

Blackbird.AI analyzed Chinese Disinformation Campaigns during the Hong Kong protests between October 18, 2019 – October 27th 2019. We analyzed 442,220 tweets and our platform surfaced hundreds of highly toxic users which spread synthetically amplified posts that appeared to be designed to agitate protestors allowing us to create a “fingerprint” for identifying Chinese Government backed Twitter campaigns.

Contact Us