Can You Crowdsource Fact-Checking? Truthsquad Says Yes

NewsTrust, a non-profit startup aimed at improving the credibility of media, ran a week-long project called Truthsquad earlier this year that crowdsourced fact-checking of political statements, and founder Fabrice Florin says while the effort was a success, it was also a lot of work.

Truthsquad Shows Potential of Crowdsourced Fact-Checking

NewsTrust, a non-profit startup aimed at improving the credibility of the media, says its week-long “Truthsquad” experiment — in which it tried to crowdsource the fact-checking of statements made by politicians and other public figures, was successful enough that it plans to continue the project.