SAMS, for Source, Author, Message, Spelling is a user-friendly responsive web application for fact-checking currently undergoing development to take it past the prototype stage. The app was developed in response to the April VersusVirus Hackathon https://www.versusvirus.ch/blog/sams and can be accessed here http://versusvirus.ig.he-arc.ch/. Due to the positive response, we have decided to take the project one-step further. The objectives are to have an app that will:
As we work on the app we were hoping to arouse your interest and take you on this journey with us through regular blog posts related to fake news and fact-checking. The app will be available before year-end but in the meantime, here are some tips and tricks to help you better sort the real from the fake.