Verification Resources

Misinformation & Verification Resources

Social Media & Misinformation Basics

Articles, webinars, and training materials to help you understand the online information environment, and how to verify claims you've found online.

The Basics

We recommend the First Draft "Essential Guides" series, which covers all of the basics of social media monitoring and verification, and are available in English, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, German, and Hindi.

The Essential Guides cover:

Verification on Mobile

If you mostly use your phone for monitoring misinformation, check out First Draft's webinar Verification on the go: How to use your phone to verify online material

Deeper Dives

Too much information: a public guide to navigating the infodemic, By the First Draft staff

Verification Handbook For Disinformation And Media Manipulation, Edited by Craig Silverman (available in English, Italian, German, Arabic, and Turkish)

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