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Truth Check

Take the Training. Spot the facts.
Share the truth.

Giving our community the media literacy skills to spot misinformation and Truth Check your timelines.

We Live in the
Misinformation Age

Black communities are constantly flooded with misinformation on social media in the form of hoaxes and false claims. All it takes is a like, a share, or comment, and harmful info in your newsfeed can spread out of control.

The Truth Check Training gives you the skills you need to protect your social media timeline from fake news.

Practicing Click Restraint

 If it seems suspect, just don’t click it. Get more info on the topic first. 

Read Beyond the Headlines

Don’t get fooled by clickbait. Read the entire source before sharing.

How to Do Lateral Reading

Investigate sources as you read by opening new tabs to check info as you scroll.

Reverse Image Search

Use Google’s reverse image search tool to indentify potentially fake photos and find the original source.

How to Start Reading Upstream

 Ask the questions: Who produced this? Where did this come from? Is it accurate? 

Take the Course
& Control the Narrative

Black communities are constantly flooded with misinformation on social media in the form of hoaxes, false claims, and flat out lies. With the simple click of a button — a like, a share, a comment — fake and harmful info in your newsfeed can spread out of control. Truth Check is about arming ourselves with the tools we need to stop the spread of misinformation.

The Truth Check Training gives you the skills you need to spot false and fraudulent information. Protect your social media timeline from fake news.

Get the Truth Check Toolkit

The Truth Check Toolkit is a guide for community partners, influencers, and others who want to help stop the flood of misinformation in our communities.

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Take Our Quiz

Not all sources are created equal! It’s important that we learn to analyze, evaluate, and share truthful content to avoid the spread of misinformation.

Do you have the tools to Truth Check your timeline? Take these quizzes and test your knowledge! You’ll even earn a cool badge!

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Take The Truth Check Course

  • Only takes 15 minutes
  • Completely free
  • Elevate information circling your community

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