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BetterWeb

A chrome plugin that uses Machine Learning and Natural Language Process to help building a better, more rational web.

Screenshots

Media Source Bias for Fox News Media Source Bias for Al Jazerra

Features

  • Detect and show warnings about clickbait
  • Show media bias (Liberal, Conservative, etc)
  • Identify exploits of common cognitive biases

Roadmap

  • Detect domain name and show their media bias #BasicFunctionality
  • Show media bias in an interactive and graphic manner #Functionality
  • Detect titles and check if they match clickbait descriptions #Functionality
  • Let the user choose their own media_urls.json #Neutrality
  • Add Themes support #LookAndFeel #Minor

Developing (Do this if you are migrating your workspace from v0.0.1)

run npm install first!

Then take a look at package.json for a list of great scripts (documents TODO)

Contributing

Thank you for building a better and more democratic web. Please submit your pull requests, issues to this repository or send me an email at haoji.xu@outlook.com

Acknowledgement

The current version of media_urls.json is based on the works of JeffreyATM/mbfc_crawler. Additional license restrictions might apply.

License

GPL License.

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