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Trustie Inc. Renames Itself Trustium

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SARATOGA, CALIFORNIA, JULY 22, 2019 – Trustie Inc., today introduced Trustium, the new name of its product and the market’s most advanced fake news detection AI. The website www.trustium.com replaces www.trustie.online. This new generation of Trustium’s misinformation detection further enhances accuracy and includes a patent-pending lightweight AI model running on mobile devices.…
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Most people in the US want Internet companies to police their news.

In addition to wanting companies like Facebook and Twitter to ensure Misinformation such as Fake News doesn’t make it onto their platforms, most people (54%) think they should be showing the same news to everyone instead of tailoring it to individuals. https://www.knightfoundation.org/reports/major-internet-companies-as-news-editors

Fake News can be Fatal.

  https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/on-whatsapp-fake-news-is-fast–and-can-be-fatal/2018/07/23/a2dd7112-8ebf-11e8-bcd5-9d911c784c38_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_campaign=84d8810608-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_07_24_01_25&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Pew%20Research%20Center&utm_term=.617cb5bffce0 This link from the Washington Post shows quite a few instances where Fake News has caused either fatalities or injuries, as well as highlighting some of the limitations social media companies face with their different platforms.  ALL of these use cases would be helped if the social media companies would evaluate links BEFORE…
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How can we combat Deepfake videos generated by AI?

Here’s a pretty frightening article. I really believe the only way to combat misinformation like this is to use AI to detect fake information. If it’s being generated by AI, eventually humans won’t have the ability to quickly determine it’s not real. Only something comparable to what’s generating the misinformation will have the capability (at…
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What’s a platform to do?

Hi all.  A good friend and colleague of mine (John Gordon) recently posted a blog entry about Facebook and some of the troubles they’re facing right now.  I’d encourage you to read it, as he definitely has some interesting thoughts on what platforms like FB can and should do (or not do). What’s a Platform…
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Hello world!

Hi Everyone!  Welcome to the world of Trustium!  We’re dedicated to making the business model of spreading fake news and other misinformation unprofitable.  I’ll be posting here regularly to update everyone on our progress, as well as just commenting on Misinformation and how it’s affecting our society. Our new website went live today.  I’d love…
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