Ground

A NASA space engineer fixing Fake News

#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.

Reviews
  • Kash Pourdeilami
    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: 

    You can see news stories at their actual locations on the map

    Cons: 

    Great so far!

    I think the map is great idea and moves away from just the traditional list view. If you zoom in on the map you can see local news stories from lots of locations around the world.

    Guy Streetley has used this product for one month.
Discussion
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Harleen Kaur
Harleen KaurMaker@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 Orduña@manny_orduna
This logo looks exactly like http://www.theground.se/ logo. Related?
Lee Warren
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 Orduña@manny_orduna
@lee_warren1 :( such a noob error. Thanks for informing me
Harleen Kaur
Harleen KaurMaker@harleen · CEO- GROUND, Ex- NASA Engineer
@manny_orduna no worries! We went a bit geeky on the logo :)
Manny Orduña
Manny Orduña@manny_orduna
@harleen I'm sad that I wasn't geeky enough to be in on it :(
Andrew Flynn
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 Kaur
Harleen KaurMaker@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
Michał Urbanowicz@michal_urbanowicz · Marketing geek, working on PressPad
During the times of fake news this could be great solution! Nice idea!
Harleen Kaur
Harleen KaurMaker@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
Ilit Raz@ilitraz
Super cool app!