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IJNet Live chat with Storyful: How to verify social media content

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When news breaks, social media can give journalists and news organizations an on-the-ground perspective. But how can you be sure the updates you're seeing are real?

If you've found verification to be a challenging task, tune in Thursday, Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. EST for an hour-long chat with Claire Wardle of Storyful, the world's first social media news agency.

Storyful collects the most relevant news content from the social Web. Its curation methods have provided context during Hurricane Sandy coverage, the conflict in Syria and more.

Wardle, Storyful's director of news services, has trained more than 3,000 journalists at the BBC and other news organizations. She'll answer your questions about how to discover and verify content from social streams.

Join the chat here and continue the conversation on Twitter with hashtag #ijnetchat.

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