Metrics & Transparency: Data and Datasets to Track Harms, Design, and Process on Social Media Platforms

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Published date: September 22, 2021

Subject tag: Data Access | Disinformation and misinformation | Terrorism and violent extremism

Goal of this Presentation:
● Clearly explain a comprehensive set of transparency
requirements that will
○ Enable the public to understand the scale and cause of harms
occurring on social media platforms
○ Enable to public to validate that social media companies are using
best practices in responsibly designing and building their
● This will require a baseline understanding of how content is
distributed on platforms, which we will provide
[This entry was sourced with minor edits from the Carnegie Endowment’s Partnership for Countering Influence Operations and its baseline datasets initiative. You can find more information here:]