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Full Fact publishes new report on Facebook’s Third-Party Fact-Checking programme

Full Fact publishes new report on Facebook’s Third-Party Fact-Checking programme

Our second report on Full Fact's experience of the Third-Party Fact-Checking programme run by Facebook

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The challenges of online fact checking: how technology can (and can’t) help

The challenges of online fact checking: how technology can (and can’t) help

New research report into the main challenges faced by global fact checkers when finding and checking claims online

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Eight days. Eight hundred donors. One huge thank you.

Eight days. Eight hundred donors. One huge thank you.

Our supporters helped us raise £55,000 in this year’s Big Give Christmas Challenge

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Responding to the challenges caused by information incidents

Responding to the challenges caused by information incidents

Full Fact has published its second paper as part of a new project to build a collaborative model for fighting bad information online

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Better communication needed to tackle gaps in understanding of economic statistics

Better communication needed to tackle gaps in understanding of economic statistics

Economic measures affect our lives in many ways. But research published today shows gaps in the pubic's understanding, and disillusionment and apathy about the economy.

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Bringing together the UK government, Facebook, and others to combat misinformation crises

Bringing together the UK government, Facebook, and others to combat misinformation crises

With a coronavirus vaccine now potentially just months away, the global public deserves good information.

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Researching bad information: what we learned in 2020

Researching bad information: what we learned in 2020

Lessons for fact checkers, gaps in our knowledge and new directions

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Full Fact, Africa Check and Chequeado explore conspiracy theories and communicating uncertainty

Full Fact, Africa Check and Chequeado explore conspiracy theories and communicating uncertainty

Conspiracy theories can cause serious harm when beliefs turn into behaviours, such as when vaccine hesitancy results in lower immunisation rates, or false claims about the 5G network leads to …

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Fact checkers need to work together to create better models for distributing our fact checks online

Fact checkers need to work together to create better models for distributing our fact checks online

Partnerships with internet platforms are vital for fact checkers to tackle misinformation at a global scale.

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Full Fact launches a WhatsApp fact checking service in the UK

Full Fact launches a WhatsApp fact checking service in the UK

We’re partnering with WhatsApp to tackle false and harmful content on the platform.

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10 years of your support

10 years of your support

It's ten years since Full Fact began. In that time, Full Fact’s supporters have donated their time, money and skills to defending good, impartial information in the UK. We look …

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Building a model for collaborating to combat misinformation crises

Building a model for collaborating to combat misinformation crises

Full Fact is bringing together experts from a range of misinformation-related backgrounds to build a new collaborative approach to fighting crises of bad information

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Full Fact fights bad information

Bad information ruins lives. It promotes hate, damages people’s health, and hurts democracy. You deserve better.