Contest: Young Shits
Partner in crime: Nicole Kee 

The Info Quarantine

COVID19 has taken over our lives. Our everyday is now confined to the limits of four walls. As we desperately try to adapt to a life without the outside world, that we once took for granted...
...we are constantly bombarded with an influx of information, filling our worried minds with even more to worry about.

Enter the Infodemic. The parallel to the COVID19 pandemic that nobody asked for. Rumours, myths, theories, and false information about COVID19 are becoming widespread.
With so much going on, it is becoming increasingly tough to discern fact from fiction. So how can we make it easier for the masses to uncover whatever truths they seek?

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A crowdsourced website where people can quarantine any COVID19 information they find.

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On the page where a submission is hosted, related news articles will pop up as suggestions to help users come to a conclusion. There will also be a discussion board on each page for people to come together, analyse, and unpack the piece of information.

 

Additionally, we will leave a poll at the bottom of each page to let users decide whether the info is real or fake.

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To put the data housed on The Info Quarantine to better use, we created a google chrome extension

Additionally, we will leave a poll at the bottom of each page to let users decide whether the info is real or fake.