FactoidL (beta)

FactoidL (beta)

Checks the accuracy of webpage content based on other web sources.

  • FactoidL (beta)
  • FactoidL (beta)
What is FactoidL (beta)?
FactoidL (beta) is a quick, automated fact checking tool that compares sentences you read to another source. It keeps fact checking transparent, free, and easy to use.
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By: FactoidL
Users: 86 ▲ 1
Version: 2.5 (Last updated: 2022-07-29)
Creation date: 2019-08-26
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • activeTab
  • https://ajax.googleapis.com/
  • https://*/
  • *://*/*
Size: 147.46K
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Summary

Not sure what you're reading is accurate? FactoidL (pronounced factoidal), is a quick, automated fact checking tool that compares sentences you read to another source.

The idea behind the FactoidL project is simple: keep fact checking transparent, free, and easy to use.

For feedback or helping out with the project, please contact: [email protected]

Release 2.5 (Plato) Notes: -Options for changing the source API url (note: still uses <extract> tags for xml source text results.)

-Each factoid is marked as verified as accurate (✔️) or inaccurate (❌), or unverified (❓).

-Slight boost in algorithm performance, although offset with new verified/unverified checks.

Safety
Risk impact

FactoidL (beta) is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install FactoidL (beta) if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

FactoidL (beta) has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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