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Farfetchd

Github repository

GitHub - andrewblaney/farfetchd: 🐦 Chrome extension for fact checking tweets
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What is it?

It's a Chrome extension that will highlight claims in a tweet.

Why did we develop this?

We wanted people to think twice before consuming Tweets. Fact checking is a relatively new technology that will make it easier to spot claims made by people you follow.

Where do you see this going?

Integrating with Full Fact once the API is available!

Installation

  1. 2.
    In Google Chrome navigate to chrome://extensions​
  2. 3.
    Tick the Developer mode checkbox
  3. 4.
    Delete any older versions by clicking the delete icon next to farfetchd in the list
  4. 5.
    Click Load unpacked extension and Select the project you cloned
It should then appear as an item in the list of extensions – you're ready to go!

Team

BBC Newslabs:
  • Andrew Blaney
  • Remi Oduyemi
  • Manish Lad
  • Eimi Okuno
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