Get valuable insights on the news you read online.
Nobias alerts you to the political slant and credibility of news articles and authors before you even read them. Adding Nobias to Chrome means you will be able to detect fake news in Google Search and in your Facebook News Feed and on select news sites. Nobias will help you burst your filter bubble and give you more control over the news and information you consume.
We’re like a Fitbit for your media diet. In the age of social media, many of us ambiently consume news by reading headlines and descriptions that appear in our news feeds. Nobias provides more context around articles in our social media feeds before you read it wherever you read it, making them less likely to mislead people. You decide whether to click on the article helping you control the algorithms that shape what you read and see online.
Our insights include the various biases of the article along with the credibility of the author and the site to keep fake news in check. You can see our insights right in your browser in Google Search, your Facebook news feed and your favourite newspaper online. With Nobias you can be selective of what you read and be aware of other perspectives to develop your own unique point of view. Take back control of your media diet and through a more informed interaction with personalization algorithms, you can fix your newsfeed.
★ Political slant checker
Nobias detects the political slant of the article as either left, center or right leaning and highlights that slant with a colored paw print as a ratings system.
★ Credibility checker
Nobias uses LexisNexis databases to show you which news sources have the most reputable editorial boards and the most integrity. You'll be able to read with confidence and avoid tabloid journalism and yellow journalism. Additionally, article level insights include credibility of the author based on employer rating and journalistic awards won by the author. It’s a fake news blocker.
★ Productivity tool
Nobias isn’t just for news junkies, students, and journalists. If you want to know what you’re reading without even clicking, Nobias is for you. It’s a productivity tool for your media consumption. It’s life hack in a Chrome extension.
★ Thousands of news sources tracked
When you use Google Search and Facebook News feed you’ll see the Nobias paw prints next to over 80% of links. Additionally you can see Nobias slants within the news sites of over 25 national and regional newspapers and we add new sites every day.
Nobias - Keeping you informed of bias and credibility in news media.