What did that candidate say on twitter? Finding and verifying social media content is playing an ever-increasing role for many of us, whether we are in the news business or not. Social is an asset when we build a campaign, organize, and do research.
Firstdraftnews.com has been using online tools to help with newsgathering, and has published this great list of applications and online tools that are publicly available. Here is a great list of 10 apps and software tools that may help you in your next bit of newsgathering and verification. There are a lot more tools at firstdraftnews.com. I spent hours looking through their videos and highly their work.