Misinformation Fingerprints™ Process
NewsGuard’s Misinformation Fingerprints™ are a human- and machine-readable catalog of the top false narratives spreading online. They provide human-vetted, transparently sourced data, alerting licensees to significant false claims as they arise, detailing their provenance, and tracking how they spread across social media platforms and the open web.
Licensees include social media companies seeking to mitigate falsehoods on their platforms, and the defense and intelligence communities seeking to counter Russian, Chinese, Iranian and other information operations hostile to democracies.
The Misinformation Fingerprints™ are created using a proprietary process conducted by NewsGuard’s team of expert misinformation and disinformation researchers—aided by machine learning and other technology tools: