WEVO was founded and is run by researchers and technology enthusiasts with long experience in custom and innovative projects in the field of Security and Social Media Intelligence
We have experience in retrieving data from Open Sources and Social Media, using different and scalable approaches ranging from custom crawlers to connecting to legacy APIs, including those provided by Data Resellers.
We provide custom data analysis comparing different approaches derived from ICT research, developing also innovative data visualizations.
Our engines are designed to be scalable, cost/effective, reliable and secure, leveraging open source Big Data technologies and machine learning techniques.
Recent projects include a Digital News Initiative financed by Google with an important player in the italian news market, providing journalists with early warning about breaking news spread by social media users and estimating also their reliability; other experiences are on analyzing hate speech on social media as well as detecting fake accounts on Twitter.