CrossOver has been selected by the jury of the European Media and Information Fund, securing its place in the second round of calls for proposals amidst 100 applications.
Check First and the Finnish fact-checking organisation Faktabaari have developed a methodology that allows anyone to look under the hood of social media recommendation algorithms.
The CrossOver Finland project investigates what recommendation algorithms suggest to Finns on different social media platforms. CrossOver projects have previously been successfully implemented in Belgium and other French-speaking countries.
We’re thrilled to announce a new milestone in our journey towards data transparency and platform accountability. The scrapers we used in the CrossOver project to confront data with the information provided by platform’s official APIs are now open-sourced!
Since algorithms, and in particular, those of search engines and social media, influence our information, consumption, relationships and politics, citizens should know how they word and what their effects are.
Presentation of a study of the Belgian media landscape as aggregated by Google News.
CrossOver recently took part in the Digital Winter School, an event that offers an intensive one-week program focused on new media and digital methods.
A study of the Belgian media landscape as aggregated by Google News
An analysis showing how Russian official narratives get pushed whenever “nazis” show up on the platform.
As hundreds of thousands of Twitter users are leaving the service after Elon Musk bought it, the CrossOver team decided to add another platform to its monitoring: Mastodon.
CrossOver will be presented at several webinars, conferences or discussions. Want to hear more about the project? It’s here.