Fact-checking social media claims

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Coursera Community Project Network
In this Guided Project, you will:

learn how to fact-check different claims you encounter on different social media platforms.

Clock1 hour
BeginnerBeginner
CloudNo download needed
VideoSplit-screen video
Comment DotsEnglish
LaptopDesktop only

By the end of this project, you will be able to fact-check different claims you encounter on different social media platforms. We will walk together through different types of claims (image-based claims, statement-based claims, and knowledge-based claims) and understand how to fact-check each type to reach the correct conclusion. This Guided Project was created by a Coursera community member.

Skills you will develop

EducationCritical ThinkingPersonal Developmentfact-checking

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Introduction and classification of claims.

  2. Fact-checking image based claims.

  3. Fact-checking statement based claims.

  4. Fact-checking Knowledge based claims.

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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