Poynter: Here comes a tool, approved by WhatsApp, to automate the distribution of fact-checks

Poynter: Here comes a tool, approved by WhatsApp, to automate the distribution of fact-checks. “The love/hate relationship between fact-checkers and reader-submitted tips from private messaging may soon be a thing of the past. Meedan, the software company behind Check, a task management system used in collaboration by fact-checkers all over the world, has unveiled a new tool that would automate responses to tipsters without ever having to bother a fact-checker.”