Free app provides live fact-checking during tonight's State of the Union address

Posted at 12:24 PM, Feb 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 12:29:42-05

Three large fact-checking organizations have united to provide real-time fact checks during tonight's State of the Union address by President Donald Trump.

Anyone with an iPhone or iPad may download the FactStream app and follow during the speech. Organization involved include PolitiFact, and The Washington Post.

Fact checking via the app typically happens during major political events such as speeches and debates. It was developed as part of the Tech & Check Cooperative project at Duke University's Reporters' Lab.