The research division of Snap Inc.  donated gift funding to Prof. Papalexakis' Multi-aspect Data Lab that establishes their research collaboration on the lab's efforts in fake news detection. As part of the collaboration, Prof. Papalexakis is working closely with Dr. Neil Shah, a Research Scientist at Snap, on designing new algorithms for content-based fake news detection, with minimal supervision. This collaboration is featured in a recent article by the popular tech news outlet "Digital Trends."