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An open letter to YouTube’s CEO from the world’s fact checkers
12 January 2022
12 January 2022 Ms Susan Wojcicki, It’s been almost two years since the COVID-19 pandemic started. The world has seen time and time again how




Is the PSNI rolling out a Snapchat scheme to monitor social mitigation compliance?
5 November 2020
The PSNI have no plans to introduce any monitoring scheme on any social media platform. Complaints about social mitigation compliance can be registered on the


Statement: COVID-19 death rate fact check
1 May 2020
1 May 2020 On Friday, 24 April, FactCheckNI published a fact check, “Are COVID-19 deaths in Northern Ireland 50% higher than Ireland?” The fact check


FAQ: Facebook
2 April 2020
What is Facebook’s Third-Party Fact Checking Programme? Facebook’s Third-Party Fact Checking Programme is part of the social media company’s efforts to minimise the spread of


Fact checking and fast news
18 February 2020
by Alan MEBAN for FactCheckNI (18 February 2020) False information can cost lives. Unintentional misinformation and deliberate disinformation being shared about the current coronavirus outbreak


Only one UK member of Facebook’s fact checking programme?
31 July 2019
FactCheckNI is another UK member of Facebook’s third party fact checking programme. The Guardian promptly corrected its article. In an article published on Tuesday, 30


PRESS STATEMENT: FactCheckNI joins Facebook Fact-Checking Programme
25 April 2019
25 April 2019 Today FactCheckNI, Northern Ireland’s first and only dedicated fact-checking service, has joined Facebook’s third-party fact-checking programme, as part of the social media