We help to recognize “fake news” in a playful way
📰 Real News or Fake News?
“Fake news” and disinformation are being spread daily. TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram: Can you tell if it's a fake, or is the message correct?
You evaluate real headlines and receive sources and fact checks for every statement.
Was the moon landing an animation? Are Mosquitoes Actually Attracted to Light? Does Coffee Cause Cancer? - Find out!
✅ Sources and fact checks
All statements were actually distributed in this way on the Internet. We have classified them for you and provide sources and fact checks for each headline. Share your knowledge with your friends.
Invite your friends over. Who is better at spotting fake news?
💰No ads, no costs
The app is completely ad-free and costs nothing :)
🧑🤝🧑 Share the fact checks
Is there a heated discussion in the family group again? You can also share our fact checks with people who don't have the app yet.
• Registration without email, just username, password and your favorite emoji
• We do not collect location, contact or other sensitive information from you
• In app tutorial
• Find friends by username
• A game consists of three rounds, each with three questions. After each round you get the fact checks
• Save and share fact checks, even people without our app can view the fact checks
• After each game you get XP with which you can reach the next level
• Change your username and emoji as often as you like
• You can delete your account and your data at any time
• Get detailed statistics about your game history
• You will be notified by push if you can continue playing or if you have a new friend request
🎯 Our motivation
Media literacy is a basic ability to navigate the complex media landscape of today's information society. Since the proportion of people who use the Internet to obtain information in their everyday lives is constantly increasing, it is a major social challenge to be able to clearly assess the trustworthiness of individual sources.
That is why the quiz app QuellenReiter:in is intended to promote news skills in civil society in a targeted and freely accessible manner. Users should first evaluate real, documented news and camouflaged disinformation and then compare them using sources and fact checks. This is how users learn to expose fake news and get an overview of the German media landscape.
QUELLENRITER:IN - THE 'FAKE NEWS' QUIZ is a project by Jannik Werner and Simon Sasse. Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) together with the Prototype Fund and the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany.