We all know how the internet has made it possible to communicate quickly and to a wide audience. We also know that there is the possibility for an amazing amount of BS, scams, misleading claims, and dangerous lies.
Below is a list of fact-checkers that can help to keep you on the side of truth!
Snopes.com is one of the best online resources that debunks Urban Legends and Rumors on a huge number of topics. It’s run by Barbara and David P. Mikkelson, who established this website in 1995.
Canada’s political fact-checker.
Independent. Transparent. Non-partisan.
Canada Fact Check
FactCheck.org is a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics.
PolitiFact.com is a project of the St. Petersburg Times to help you find the truth in American politics. Reporters and editors from the Times fact – check statements by members of Congress, the White House, lobbyists and interest groups and rate them on our Truth-O-Meter.
TruthOrFiction.com is your Email Reality Check. Get the truth about rumors, inspirational stories, virus warnings, hoaxes, scams, humorous tales, pleas for help, urban legends, prayer requests, calls to action, and other forwarded emails. So basically it covers almost every hoax that lands in your Email Inbox.
Hoax-Slayer allows Internet users to check the veracity of common email hoaxes and aims to counteract criminal activity by publishing information about common types of Internet scams. Hoax-Slayer also includes anti-spam tips, computer and email security information, articles about true email forwards, and much more.