Tonight is the final debate for the 2012 presidential election campaign season. As we’ve seen at the previous debates, both candidates have not always been as accurate as they purport to be.
To help you stay informed and fact check the candidates, there are a number of fact checking apps available. We’ve put together a list of three apps that will fact check the debates.
Follow this link for details on how to stream the debates on your devices.
3 Apps for Fact Checking the Debates
1. Politifact Mobile: “PolitiFact Mobile makes it easier than ever to get the truth about American politics. It is produced by PolitiFact, the Pulitzer Prize-winning website, and includes the new Truth Index as well as mobile versions of the site’s most popular features — the Truth-O-Meter, the Flip-O-Meter, the Obameter and the GOP Pledge-O-Meter.”
2. WP Politics: “This app is ideal for those interested in the 2012 presidential campaign – political junkies and the less obsessed alike. It not only keeps users informed about the political news that matters, but also helps separate truth from spin and reality from rhetoric through interactive tools, maps and features…The Fact Checker, which assesses the veracity of candidates’ statements and awards one to four Pinocchios – complete with some fun animation, when video clips are available.”
3. Super Pac app: “A free, fun, and simple way to find out more about the presidential election ads coming out of your TV. Identify commercials from all political groups, including Super PACs and the official campaigns.”