Tattle is a civic tech project emanating from India that aims to make verified information more accessible to mobile first users, in languages that they are comfortable with. Started with the intent of addressing misinformation on WhatsApp, the project has expanded in scope to address misinformation on chat apps and encrypted networks in general.
We hope that in the long term, Tattle will:
You can read more about our approach to these values here.
Tattle is registered as a private limited company in India. We are registered as a private limited company primarily to minimize compliance overheads. We are financially supported by a grant from the AI Ethics Initiative.
Denny and Tarunima are the long term care takers of this project. So far the project is supported by volunteers, open source contributors and short term staffers. The team is always looking to engage more people in the project.
In infinite ways! If you’re a concerned citizen, a local fact checker, an artist, a story-teller, a graphic designer, an engineer, a teacher…basically anyone interested in improving the health of online conversations, we’d love to collaborate. Head to the contact page and drop us a line.