Fed up with fake profiles, Linkedin patents a technique to fact check user's profiles



Patent Information:

Patent Title: Method of and system for validating a fact checking system
Patent Number: 9,087,048

Inventors: Myslinski; Lucas J. (Sunnyvale, CA)
Assignee: LinkedIn Corporation (Mountain View, CA)
Family ID: 1000001227020
Appl. No.: 13/763,831
Filed: February 11, 2013

Abstract: A fact checking system is able to verify the correctness of information and/or characterize information by comparing the information with one or more sources. The fact checking system automatically monitors, processes, fact checks information and indicates a status of the information. Fact checking results are able to be validated by re-fact checking the fact check results.