Rbutr is a browser plug-in that helps users to link webpages that provide conflicting viewpoints on any subject or story, and to alert readers when a page that they are viewing has been refuted. Partnership with rbutr allows Identifact to quickly identify controversial news sources and flag them for additional analysis and scrutiny. Additionally, Identifact’s partnership with rbutr will allow for engagement of diverse viewpoints in identifying and assessing the quality of new information sources.
In the fight against misinformation and fake news, no one approach will solve everything. Identifact's goal of bringing together multiple approaches into one unified solution is an important step forward to getting this huge problem under control. We're proud to have Rbutr playing a key role in their efforts. - Shane Greenup
Identifact uses Rbutr information to contribute to its assessment of facts in many key ways:
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