U.S. Election 2020: How to Spot (and Fight) Misinformation

It’s 2020, and the stakes are huge for the internet and American democracy. The web is increasingly becoming a vehicle to sow confusion on how, when, and where to vote. A recent ProPublica examination of the top 50 Facebook posts pertaining to mail-in voting found more than half contained false or misleading information.

In this collection, you will find an easy-to-use tool for checking your voter registration status, as well as information on how to spot and fight misinformation online, during this election season and beyond.

Check Your Voter Registration

Transparency & Political Ads

Paid Programming

Mozilla Foundation

Video streaming platforms have become prime targets for political advertising campaigns in the 2020 U.S. elections, posing a huge challenge to election watchdogs. How are six popular streaming platforms handling political ads?

How To Spot and Fight Misinformation

How (and Why) Misinformation Spreads

How to Assess What You See Online