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    fact-check

    Hi,

    Roughly half of survey respondents with a cell phone say it's a smart phone. About half of those smart phone owners used their device to access social network info about a candidate or campaign. Thirty-five percent used their smart phone to fact-check campaign claims. Eighteen percent used it to post political commentary to a social network.

    What does the "fact-check" mean?

    Does it mean "to check the fact whether....?"

    Thanks a lot

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    Re: fact-check

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post

    What does the "fact-check" mean?

    Does it mean "to check the fact whether....?"

    Thanks a lot

    Research.

    Yes it means to check the fact.
    I'm not a teacher yet, but I am studying a Bachelor of Education with an English Literature major at Charles Sturt University, in NSW, Australia.

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    Re: fact-check

    They use it to check that the claims made in election camaigns are factually correct.

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