PHEME rumour scheme dataset: journalism use case

<div>This is a dataset collected and annotated within the journalism use case of the PHEME FP7 project. These rumours are associated with 9 different breaking news. It was created for the analysis of social media rumours, and contains Twitter conversations which are initiated by a rumourous tweet; the conversations include tweets responding to those rumourous tweets. These tweets have been annotated for support, certainty, and evidentiality.</div><div><br></div><div>The dataset contains 330 conversational threads (297 in English, and 33 in German), with a folder for each thread.</div><div><br></div><div>License: The annotations are provided under a CC-BY license, while Twitter retains the ownership and rights of the content of the tweets.</div>