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Citizen Journalism Report App

MAY 25, 2020 | nEWS SWISS TXT has released its new “CJ Report App” in a first version for Android. It is available to the HELIOS consortium for testing, as an apk in the development repository (Gitlab).  This version shows the features of how a Citizen Journalist can use self-produced articles anonymously, in a decentralized […]

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020

MAY 21, 2020 | VIRTUAL EVENT The Global Accessibility Awareness Day is an event that takes place every year all around the world and aims at raising awareness about the importance of digital accessibility for a more inclusive society. The 9th Annual Global Accessibility Awareness Day will take place as scheduled on the third Thursday […]

V International Congress on Communication and Thought

APRIL 1-3, 2020 | VIRTUAL EVENT The event was originally set up for taking place in Sevilla at the beginning of April but was switched to online. Our team participated with the submission of three papers and the online presentation of them: “The principle of transparency in youth targeted content on social media” by Carolina […]

HELIOS 4th Project Meeting

FEBRUARY 11-13, 2020 | BARCELONA, SPAIN Hosted by Escola Massana, the 4th project meeting of HELIOS gathered all participants to check the progress and status of different work packages and tasks with an important focus towards the Beta Release that will be launched in Summer 2020.

HELIOS 2nd Technical Meeting

JANUARY 23, 2020 | BARCELONA, SPAIN Hosted by Atos, the meeting focused on the refinement of the Use Cases developed through Design Fiction Methodology in order to determine the technical input required for the upcoming releases.

THESES Event of the Department of Computer Science

DECEMBER 5, 2019 | PISA, ITALY Università di Pisa team participating in HELIOS presented the project to the researchers from the Computer Science Department and Master’s students with the aim of showcasing the research that is being done inside the department. Barbara Guidi and Laura Ricci presented HELIOS on the session “Blockchain and Social Networks: […]


Paper presentation at V International Congress on Communication and Thought: “Social networks, challenges, concerns and youth. HELIOS use cases”

Our partner David Hernandez from Escola Massana presents the paper co-written with Andreu Belsunces from the same institution, and Kevin Koidl from Trinity College Dublin, focused on the creative process developed during the conceptualization work of HELIOS with the co-creation process – led by young design students – for the definition of critical arguments for […]

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HELIOS Use Case: Citizen Journalism HApp at Jungfrau Marathon

Ultramarathon runner Gabi Schenkel participated in the Jungfrau Marathon for Levuro, a partner of SWISS TXT on the Helios project. Team members from SWISS TXT and editorial team members from SRF accompanied Gabi during the marathon and create continuous photo and video posts with the HELIOS HApp. This content was loaded via the SWISS TXT […]


Helsios newsletter 1

Newsletter #1

HELIOS will be the platform for all European social media platforms!

Newsletter #2

Happy New Year! Do you have goals about the use of Social Networks for 2020?


Research Note: OverTheBlock – Social Media Chapter

LINKS Foundation launched a market observatory on Blockchain and tokenized economy to provide decision-makers with a comprehensive window into the possibilities ushered-in by Distributed Ledgers Technologies (DLTs) as a game-changer in business, government and society. Read the Medium article

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement N° 825585