Information diffusion research at Indiana University

Truthy is a research project that helps you understand how communication spreads on Twitter.
We currently focus on tweets about politics, social movements and news.



Analyze interesting features of the social network with interactive interfaces.

New Bot Or Not?

Analyze Twitter users' online behavior in order to detect possible bots.


Political Coverage

Identify prominent events and pay attention to key players with our interactive visualizations of conversation on popular U.S. political memes.


Read descriptions of interesting memes to learn what is possible with this research.

Open Data


Download statistics about users and memes using simple scripts. Retrieve predicted U.S. partisanship, sentiment score, images, network layout, and activity levels.

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