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Check, created by Meedan, has been used around the world, in projects such as Electionland in the U.S. and CrossCheck in France.
“It’s not that I don’t think there’s validity in following the news cycle, but it’s a very competitive space. I don’t think we’re interested in competing in it. We’re interested in creating an experience that’s reflective of the culture, but not reactive to it.”
“We are hoping to change the narrative in Latin America, where most media organizations are led by men.”
“We have to remember that not only we as content creators are new to VR, but so is our audience. For a lot of people, it’s still very experiential.”
“Most places are using email, maybe there’s a calendar they share, they’re trying to make Trello boards, they’re trying to get everybody into Slack…the pain caused by tools is not insignificant.”
“Part of the reason we took this case on is that we have seen reports from across the country of public officials blocking their constituents on Twitter or Facebook.”
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