#4 Product of the DayApril 27, 2018

Ground is a new app that fills the information gap between social media and traditional news media. Ground busts Fake News by engaging users on the ground and using patent-pending AI tech and human verification.

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Reviews

  • Kash PourdeilamiCo-founder @ Terrene.co
    Pros: 

    Great balance between local and global news, very well designed and polished interface, the map view

    Cons: 

    none so far

    I really really like the map view. I follow soccer and with ground I can zoom in on Manchester, Munich, Madrid, Barcelona, etc. to follow different matches and see what is happening

    Kash Pourdeilami has used this product for one day.
  • Pros: 

    Great local news coverage, it distills the need to know info

    Cons: 

    none so far . . .

    I posted a story about an auto accident closing lanes of traffic yesterday and received immediate response from other users that my post helped their commute. New is from many sources and verified as not being FAKE news.

    Wes Worsfold has used this product for one month.

Discussion

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Harleen KaurMakerPro@harleen · CEO- GROUND, Ex- NASA Engineer
Hi PH- I am a former NASA space engineer 🚀 on a mission to fix the news industry. The inspiration behind Ground is to put news reporting and verification in the hands of qualified journalists and eyewitnesses. Launching in memorial of one of the greatest journalist of the century, Edward Murrow! Features: - Read verified news from over 10,000 news publications - Unique Map interface - Track Social Media coverage of the news - Contact eyewitnesses to get latest updates - Receive push notifications for verified breaking news - Receive push notifications for flagged fake news *Benefits* : - Burst your filter-bubble - News from all over the world (no more ignoring Congo!) - Accountability for every news article - Cut out the noise *Upvote us to save democracy as we know it! No pressure....*
Manny Orduña@manny_orduna
This logo looks exactly like http://www.theground.se/ logo. Related?
Lee Warren@lee_warren1 · Airlab
@manny_orduna It's the electrical ground symbol, so no surprise there's more than one company using it.
Manny Orduña@manny_orduna
@lee_warren1 :( such a noob error. Thanks for informing me
Harleen KaurMakerPro@harleen · CEO- GROUND, Ex- NASA Engineer
@manny_orduna no worries! We went a bit geeky on the logo :)
Manny Orduña@manny_orduna
@harleen I'm sad that I wasn't geeky enough to be in on it :(
Andrew Flynn@andrewpflynn · Growth, Staance
Congrats on the Launch! Where do you see Ground going in the next 6-12 months, Harleen? More crowdsourced news? More AI? More editorial? Looks great so far!
Harleen KaurMakerPro@harleen · CEO- GROUND, Ex- NASA Engineer
@andrewpflynn thanks ! Plan is to keep adding more news sources. We have over 10K news publications included but we aim to have every single credible international/national and local publication included.
Michał Urbanowicz@michal_urbanowicz · Marketing geek, working on PressPad
During the times of fake news this could be great solution! Nice idea!
Harleen KaurMakerPro@harleen · CEO- GROUND, Ex- NASA Engineer
@michal_urbanowicz thanks! we are trying to combine tech with traditional journalism and eyewitness commentary to provide a full picture. Hope you like it :)
Ilit Raz@ilitraz
Super cool app!