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The AI-powered fact checker that investigates QAnon influencers shares its secret weapon

March 1, 2021

Via: Mashable

When it comes to QAnon, there’s one major player behind a majority of the investigations into who’s responsible for some of the movement’s far-right conspiracy theories. The fact-checking technology firm Logically has uncovered the failed screenwriter turned major QAnon promoter, the Citigroup executive secretly running a major QAnon hub, and the QAnon platforms connected to 8kun owner Jim Watkins — among others.

Founded in 2017 by CEO Lyric Jain, the company combines its AI tech with human fact-checking experts in order to uncover, track, archive, and debunk conspiracy theories ranging from QAnon to misinformation about COVID-19. The company already has a few public-facing products, such as mobile apps and web browser extensions to help users navigate online misinformation they may come across throughout their everyday internet use.

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