Collaborative, real-time fact checking. Free and open source.
What is CaptainFact (Beta)?
CaptainFact (Beta) is a unique Firefox extension designed to navigate through the vast and rapid flow of information on the internet. This add-on promotes a community-based approach to fact-checking, where users collectively scrutinize, source, and vote on data for authenticity. Additionally, it provides a platform for vibrant fact-related discussions. CaptainFact is open-source and published under a GPL3 license.
Internet is filled with rich and abundant data. Information travels fast and we don't have the time to check that everything we see and hear is correct.
CaptainFact is all about people debating and helping each other to verify that data by sourcing it, voting and chatting about facts.
This extension is published under GPL3 license on Github
User reviews summary
- Good extension, useful for fact-checking
- Works perfectly
- Educational tool
- Their website is supposedly infested with GAFAM
- Uses it for life and humanity threatening purposes
- Implied lack of ethical usage
- Useful for fact-checking
- Concerns about ethical usage
- Involvement of GAFAM
CaptainFact (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 add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install CaptainFact (Beta) if you trust the publisher.
CaptainFact (Beta) has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.