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Todd Nilson leads transformational technology projects for major brands and organizations. He specializes in online communities, digital workplaces, social listening analysis, competitive intelligence, game thinking, employer branding, and virtual collaboration.

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Todd Nilson answers our questions about building online communities.

Todd has managed teams and engagements with national and global consultancy firms specialized in online communities and the social psychology…


Guillaume Bouchard is the CEO and Co-Founder of Checkstep.

This month’s expert is Checkstep’s CEO and Co-Founder Guillaume Bouchard. After exiting his previous company, Bloomsbury AI to Facebook, he’s on a mission to better prepare online platforms against all types of online harm. He has a PhD in applied mathematics and machine learning from INRIA, France. 12 years of…


We’re thrilled to announce that Checkstep recently closed a $1.8m seed funding round to further develop our advanced AI product offering contextual content moderation. The round was carefully selected to be diverse, international, and with a significant added value to our business. Influential personalities of the tech industry from the…


Preslav Nakov has established himself as one of the leading experts on the use of AI against propaganda and disinformation. He has been very influential in the field of natural language processing and text mining, publishing hundreds of peer reviewed research papers. …


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Kyle Dent is the Head of AI Ethics at Checkstep

This month we’ve added a new “Expert’s Corner” feature starting with an interview with our own Kyle Dent, who recently joined Checkstep. He answers questions about AI ethics and some of the challenges of content moderation.

1. With your extensive work around AI ethics, how would you address the topic…


Online forums and social marketplaces have become a large part of the internet in the past 20 years since the early bulletin boards on the internet and AOL chat rooms. Today, users moved primarily to social platforms, platforms that host user-generated content. These platforms comprise the new online public squares…


Combating misleading information, hoaxes, half-truths and outright lies is a discouraging business and can feel like a losing battle. However, many

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Conference for Truth & Trust Online 2020

researchers and media experts continue to keep up the fight. This past October a group of technologists, academics, and platform owners got together for the second meeting of the…


​ In 1993 The United Nations declared May 3 as World Press Freedom Day recognizing that a free press is critical to a healthy, functioning democracy. According to the UN, media freedom and individual access to information is key to empowering people with control over their own lives. It seems…

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