On April 6, 2021, the online newspaper Shifter posted an article about Factiverse. Journalist Magnus Peter Harnes interviewed company founder and CTO Vinay Setty and cofounder and CEO Maria Amelie. The article tells the story of how it all started for Factiverse and what the goal of the company is. Factiverse, which started as a science project at the University of Stavanger in 2016, is
Earlier this summer Maria Amelie, CEO of Factiverse, participated in a panel at the News Summit impact 2021 (which is powered by European Journalism Centre and Google News Initiative). The panel discussed Ai, Deepfakes, and how journalists can take on the challenges presented by both Ai and Deepfakes. The main question asked was: How can journalists know what’s real? Joining her in the panel was
Maria Amelie (CEO of Factiverse) spoke with the host Anélique Culvin-Riccot at the last episode of Better Together`s spring edition (2021). They spoke about Factiverse in general, the state of journalism today and AI technology. “A lot of content unintentionally has mistakes, which can easily spread and effect society, people and the economy in unexpected and negative ways, So, there is a lot to do
ITSA Connect Growth is the name for Valide’s growth programme. The 2021 edition of this initiative consisted of 15 promising startups taking part of a 20 week programme with the ultimate goal of lifting mature companies to the next level. This is a stage attractive to several investors. Out of these startups, 14 took part in a demonstration event presenting their work and receiving feedback.
Four Media City Bergen startups have been selected for a Media Motor Europe partnership, MME announced. Benefits granted as part of this partnership are set to include expert coaching, and an array of potential clients, investors and experts within the network. “We think it’s fantastic to have been selected for Media Motor Europe. We hope that this program will open doors to the European market,
This spring Factiverse joined forces with the University of Stavanger and TekLab (by University of Bergen) for a project studying and developing a possible Factiverse off-shoot product for students. This project was undertaken by a team made up of Lizette Stølsvik Bertelsen, Astrid Rødland, Sebastian Eielsen and Benjamin Laate, all University of Stavanger alumni. Mentoring them were TekLab’s Lars Nyre and Factiverse CEO Maria Amelie.
You have probably heard the terms fake news, disinformation, and misinformation before, but did you know that there is a difference between them? Because there is, and the difference is not big, but important, and we from Factiverse think it’s important that you know it. Okay, first let’s talk about misinformation. Misinformation is false information that is spread, but the false information spreading is not