In this digital age, manufacturing content has become the easiest way to circulate one’s agenda. How often have you come across articles that go around like ultimate gospel in the social media? Every minute. Don’t even get us started about photo-shopped images that leave you at your wit’s end. And a lot of times it is just too much information thrown at once and no way to comprehend it.

Like you, we wished there was a way out of this. The urge to figure out the fact behind each of these fake stories grew stronger. We felt a need to create a platform that would separate the wheat from the chaff. And FACTLY was born.

Social Media has amplified the effect the spreading false news. Biased Media houses are leaving little choice to the common man who is unable to discern the facts from fiction. With increasing data and media influence, he relies on endorsements from more reliable and unbiased sources. We want to be that source.

Our primary objective is to tell you the truth, the facts. FACTLY is one of the well known Data Journalism/Public Information portals in India. Each news story on FACTLY is backed by factual evidence/data from official sources that is either available in the public domain or that is collated/gathered/collected using tools such as the Right to Information (RTI).

To help build data literacy in people and give them the opportunity to have an informed world view.