Are you looking for tools to fact-check online information or assess the potential manipulation of online posts? These tools might be handy for you.
This list will be updated on a regular basis.
Social media analysis – Free tools
- CrowdTangle plug-in: this plug-in allows you to understand which Facebook pages have shared a website/link on social media as well as the interactions metrics of these shares.
- CrowdTangle is also a social network analytics platform only at the disposal of journalists and research organisms.
- Facebook Transparency Ads: check what political ads were published and who paid for them, with metrics attached (available in limited countries, including USA, the EU, India, and Israel).
- Check the recent activity (last 500 tweets) of a Twitter account: https://accountanalysis.lucahammer.com/
- Check the temporal activity of a Twitter account: https://makeadverbsgreatagain.org
- Gather public information from a Twitter account: https://tweetbeaver.com/
- Twitter Transparency Advertisement Database: check what political ads were published and who paid for them (available in limited countries, including USA, the EU, India).
- Google Transparency Ads Database: check what kind of political advertisements are on Google and YouTube and who paid for them (including USA, the EU, and India).
- Explore links between subreddit ecosystems: https://rhiever.github.io/redditviz/
- Explore 4chan’s archive.
Fact-checking and attribution
- Check video and image forensics as well as search through Twitter public posts with the WeVerifiy-InVID plug-in.
- Video analysis: https://citizenevidence.amnestyusa.org/
OSINT Useful resources:
- OSINT tools list: https://osintframework.com/