As we bid farewell to 2023, it’s time for us to take a moment and reflect on the incredible journey CheckFirst has experienced over the past year. From groundbreaking conferences to the launch of exciting projects, 2023 has been — thanks to you all — a year of growth, collaboration and achievement. Let’s take a look back.
Mastodon, Fediverse, do you already feel lost just by using those 2 words which aren’t quite as new as you’d think? … Flashback
CheckFirst is proud to have been chosen again to help run ODIL, the platform for French speaking initiatives fighting disinformation
COM-PRESS aims at combating disinformation by equipping journalists with new image manipulation insights and detection methods.
An investigation to demonstrate how French speaking Belgians were hinted at searching for dubious sources when looking up the word “Donbass” in the Google search bar.
We had the pleasure to disclose our findings on 1 September. Watch the replay!
“We should work together for good and found a company!”. The exclamation came in between three people who hadn’t met in real life yet, but had spent countless hours fighting disinformation about COVID together during the first wave of the global pandemic.
During 4 months, Check First monitored political advertising using its tool 22vlalapub.fr. Using those data, we conducted a comprehensive analysis of the political advertising landscape on social media platforms during the 2022 French presidential elections.
As a member of the Online Integrity Watch Group, Check First took part in the analysis of political advertising using its tool 22vlalapub
On 9 June, Check First presented the findings of its first investigation in the CrossOver Project to the EDMO BELUX community.
We empower the fight against disinformation. Check First is a software and methodologies company founded by a developer and two journalists. We focus on creating the best tools and practices for the peculiar job of countering and monitoring fakes and influence campaigns, and gain time in the process by fostering collaboration. Our best asset is the complementarity of our founding team, making us approach problems in a comprehensive and innovative way.Our story