EU funded InVID launches a fake video news debunker


Fake news has plagued the web — which is kind of our own fault — but thankfully techies haven’t given up on eradicating it. One of the latest technological attempts to fight misinformation is a new Google Chrome plugin created by EU-backed InVID. The plugin, which has now launched in open beta, is meant to make it easier for journalists to verify and debunk videos. This tool will probably be a welcome addition for weary fact-checking journalists who have to sift through tons of information to find original context for videos and images. Check this out! A plugin to debunk fake news…

This story continues at The Next Web

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