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Fact check quick resources – Do it yourself (DIY).

We cannot always depend on fact-checkers to check facts, they might take more time depending on the requests they have, so always consider doing a quick fact check yourself first. Resources are here for you to get a head start.

Must watch: Alt News’ Pratik Sinha Tells You How to find facts
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYdepsw9BPE

1. For reverse image search use
Google – https://www.google.com/imghp
Yandex – https://yandex.com/images/

2. Android app for reverse image search using Google 
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=kr.kkh.image_search2

3. For reverse video search use
InVid – http://invid.condat.de/videos

4. Android app to split video into frames (images)
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=video.tophotoconverter

5. Windows software to split videos into frames (images)
https://www.dvdvideosoft.com/products/dvd/Free-Video-to-JPG-Converter.htm

6. Web archive that captures websites over time and can be used to verify content history and edits.
https://archive.org/web/

7. If you see any fake news on social media please report it by choosing report option. If it will be taken down or not is secondary.

8. Following link has a list of good resources compiled:
https://libguides.lmu.edu/c.php?g=595781&p=4121899

9. PIB Fact Check: Suspect a Govt. related news to be fake? Send it to+918799711259 / pibfactcheck@gmail.com.Follow https://twitter.com/PIBFactCheck


10. Forward unverified WhatsApp messages to the following agencies for a fact check
India Today Fact Check – +91 73700 07000
Boom live fact check – +91 77009 06588
PIB Fact Check – +91 87997 11259

11. Check online fact check stories here:
Alt News – https://www.altnews.in/
FACTLY – https://factly.in/
Fact Check Telangana – https://factcheck.telangana.gov.in/
Bengaluru Police – http://factcheck.ksp.gov.in/
India today – https://www.indiatoday.in/fact-check
Boom live – https://www.boomlive.in/
Quint – https://www.thequint.com/news/webqoof
SM Hoax Slayer – https://smhoaxslayer.com/
Aaj Tak – https://aajtak.intoday.in/fact-check.html
TIMES FACT CHECK – https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/times-fact-check
BBC – https://www.bbc.com/news/reality_check
AFP Fact Check – https://factcheck.afp.com/

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