“Trustory may reflect what people agree on more than what is true. Maybe you end up being the way to measure how contrarian your opinions are.”
The way TruStory is designed, what the majority of people who voted on a story think is true becomes the “truth.” So yes, TruStory reflects what people agree on as the truth more than the truth. But we address this glaring flaw in several ways:
by having people who are hyper-passionate about a specific topic rather than affiliated with a country or a tribe or a friend group, use the platform. What they agree upon is going to be based on objectivity and knowledge rather than subjectivity and a personal agenda
Tying the token’s value to the quality of the information curation on the platform. People would be disincentivized to corrupt the system with claims they know are false, if they were well aware that it would cost them. They know it would cost them because of 1).