Founded in 2018
FakerFact is an artificial intelligence tool that assesses the purpose and characteristics of information. Ratings include agenda-driven, journalism, wiki, opinion, satire. The tool does not rate an article as true or false, but rather provides an assessment of its purpose and its objectivity.
FakerFact is not affiliated with RAND. It was selected for this database because it fits our researchers' inclusion criteria.
- Tool type
- Credibility scoring
- Beta testing
- Intended users
- General public
- Tool focus
- This tool is content-focused. It directly evaluates information, such as the authenticity of a photo.
- Method or technology
- Machine learning and AI
- Is the tool automated?
- Founding organization
- Founder/primary contact
- Mike Tamir
How is this tool working to address disinformation?
This tool uses assessments and scoring of source quality (based on accuracy, objectivity, etc.) to guide readers toward higher-quality information rather than low-quality information.
Is there a connection with tech platforms?
Who is funding the tool?
Are there external evaluations?