Politifact Mobile

Politifact Mobile


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Put the Truth-O-Meter in your pocket! PolitiFact Mobile brings Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking to your smart phone or tablet.

PolitiFact Mobile makes it easier than ever to get the truth about American politics. It is produced by PolitiFact, the Pulitzer Prize-winning website, and includes the mobile-only Truth Index as well as mobile versions of the site's most popular features — the Truth-O-Meter, the Flip-O-Meter and the Obameter.


• First app dedicated to fact-checking!
• Get the latest Truth-O-Meter rulings
• Report cards allow you to see the Truth-O-Meter records of politicians, political groups and pundits
• Get updates on the campaign promises of President Obama and Republican leaders from our Obameter and GOP Pledge-O-Meter

Features available only on PolitiFact Mobile:

• The Truth-O-Meter Tally – Compare the tally of Truth-O-Meter rulings by subject
• The Truth Index – A daily index that shows the ups and downs of all Truth-O-Meter rulings
• The Flip-O-Meter Tally – See the latest count for Half Flips and Full Flops
• Pants on Fire! Button — An ideal couch companion for political debates

PolitiFact is a venture of the Tampa Bay Times, the Southeast's largest newspaper. For more information on PolitiFact features, go to: http://www.politifact.com/about/

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Recently changed in this version

New "Pants on Fire!" button
Enhanced person search
New "Contact us" option to suggest facts to check
Expanded "Extras" page
Larger graphics for meters

Comments and ratings for Politifact Mobile
  • (59 stars)

    by Max G. Mahaffee, Esq. on 02/04/2014

    ... Would have been nice to know before I paid 99 cents for this app.

  • (59 stars)

    by Richard Clair on 10/02/2014

    In this time of half-truths & outright lies, this app is invaluable!

  • (59 stars)

    by joshua lynn on 28/01/2014

    Seems to be less content then what's on mobile site and search function not working..Why did this cost money if it is being maintained

  • (59 stars)

    by David Reid on 23/12/2013

    Great for checking out the realities behind to political posturing!

  • (59 stars)

    by Brian king on 31/08/2013

    Awesome app!

  • (59 stars)

    by Daniel Clarkson on 17/07/2013

    Everytime I try to check Barack Obama report card the app crashes .PolitiFact says the problem is my phone, I'm not buying it .

  • (59 stars)

    by James Kister on 28/05/2013

    Far fewer updates than on the actual website. Absolutely no idea why they would do this. No options in app to potentially change this.