Viktoras Daukšas

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Debunk EU NGO

Panelist at the main Stage

Topic: Fake News

Thanks to the Internet and social media, humans receive and spread information at unprecedented speed and volume. One of the significant downsides is the spread of misinformation. Platforms like Facebook and Google have a great power to influence public opinion, and are being increasingly misused to spread extremist ideas and undermine democracy. In the age of fake news, what can help us perceive reality in the most objective light?

BIO:

Viktoras has over 13 years of experience in development of online technologies. A physicist by education, he is also a creative problem solver, helping organizations tune internal processes and deliver outstanding platforms. Viktoras has worked on the development of some of the most successful e-services in the Baltic states, including the online platform of one of the biggest media outlets. He is also an ardent advocate of IT progress and gladly shared his experience in conferences and other public events. For the past 3 years, Viktoras has been leading the Debunk EU NGO, a globally acclaimed disinformation analysis initiative.  

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