Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, both of which who made claims that have been contradicted with fact-checks
by actual scientists.
This post is part of an ongoing series of PesaCheck fact-checks
examining content marked as potential misinformation on Facebook and other social media platforms.
Indian fact-checking website AltNews contacted Sen and provided fact-checks
on all the allegations that were made.
The campaign spokesman said Nigerians and the international community were shocked as fact-checks
revealed that a large part of the claims made by Mr.
Facebook now (http://ibtimes.com/facebook-extends-fact-checking-efforts-photos-videos-2716728) fact-checks
articles, photos and videos, for example.
Both Rappler and Vera Files affirmed their commitment to upholding fairness and non-partisanship in conducting fact-checks
, noting that this is one of the principles of the International Fact Checking Network (IFCN) that they are part of.
It has published more than 14,000 fact-checks
on its Truth-O-Meter, which rates claims on a scale from true to pants-on-fire false.
By superimposing corrections directly over hoax images, the group spreads fact-checks
by the same channels as the misinformation they address.
Arbelaez sometimes creates 30-second summaries of particular fact-checks
in the form of a voice note, one of the most popular features of WhatsApp, and shares them in the hope that they will go as viral as the original message.
The fake information is still going viral and spreading rapidly," a journalist who fact-checks
for Facebook told the Guardian.
"The key to the future of fact-checking is getting the fact-checks
virtually instant and making it so the fact-check
is presented on the medium that the claim is made on," says Bill Adair, director of The Reporters' Lab and founder of PolitiFact.
Partisan audiences will savage fact-checks
that contradict their views, and that's true of both the right and the left.
The Republic constructed an AZ Fact Check widget, so other Web sites, blog-gers and avid followers can add a stream of fact-checks
to their own sites.