After luring millions of people onto Facebook with the false promise of free friends and free sex, Mark Zuckerberg suddenly started "fact checking" our free speech until only the views in line with his his rich cronies' plot for world domination were allowed.
by D Flawless May 11, 2020
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To censor or ban a user from an online social media platform, usually due to the user sharing ideas or content that the administrators of the platform disagree with on an ideological level.
"I archived Jane's facebook post on voter fraud before it was fact checked. I'll send it to you in a private message."
by Brundle November 10, 2020
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Something nobody on Urban Dictionary thinks to do before posting a definition.
"London's definitely the richest city in the world."

In fact, Tokyo, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles all had a higher gross domestic product than London, according to 2008 statistics. A simple fact check could have informed you of this fallacy.
by AmysMan February 07, 2012
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To be in a public place, do something that is usually only done in private followed by an immediate glance in all directions to see if anyone noticed.
Andy walked into the classroom while texting and absent mindedly passed gas. He quickly realized his surroundings and did an after the fact check by looking around to see if anyone heard.
by Uncle Punky November 09, 2013
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To use Google to go through all the B.S. that people are saying.
Hey, the headline on the news is "Bat Boy Lives!". You really should fact check your ass!
by ididntknowthat October 29, 2007
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A "Near-Fact-Check" or "NFC" is a polite way to call a "fact-check" that failed to meet logical integrity -wrong, but "hey, you almost got it buddy.". This helps the "fact-checker" to not be depressed or toxic, or take out their rage on the victims of their gas-lighting narcissistic abuse. Since fact-checkers are given so much trust by the public, and had one job to do - and failed at providing the facts - they are gas-lighting, by definition, and narcissistically.
"Hey, look, PoliticFact, I know you tried real hard there and I appreciate that energy, but it didn't cut it. It's okay, let's just call it a 'Near Fact Check' and give you a golden star right there next to your name anyways, for trying ... okay?"
by Biggie Dawg January 29, 2021
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