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Frequently Asked Questions

It's recommended to update Feku app to the latest version 2.1, This version is no longer supported.


What is fake news?

Fake news is a type of yellow journalism or propaganda that consists of deliberate misinformation or hoaxes spread via traditional print and broadcast news media or online social media. (Source Wikipedia)

How to spot fake news?

Fake news may contain some text, images and links. With the help of this text, images and link (or urn of website) we can get some information about news and based on this information we can spot fake news.

 

What is Feku?

Feku is mobile phone application that can help to spot fake news very easily.

 

How to use Feku?

When you start Faku, the main screen will display 'what news contains?’ Here select Text if news you received contains information that is based on text, select Images if news you received contains images or select Link if news you received contains links (or URL of Website).  


When you select anyone option, it will display next screen.  If you selected Text, then you just need to copy text from news you received and press ‘Search Button’. If you selected Image, then you just need to upload image that you received with news. If you selected Link, then you just need to copy link from news you received and press ‘Scan Button’.


Based on your selection and data it will show the search result, based on search result you can decide the news you received is fake or real.

 

I received only text in news, how to find it is fake or real?

You just need to copy that text and select Text on main screen. Then follow the instruction available on next screen.

 

I received only images in news, how to find it is fake or real?

You need to just select Image on main screen, and then follow the instruction available on next screen.

 

I received only link (or Website URL) in news, how to find it is fake or real?

You just need to copy that link (or Website URL) and select Link on main screen. Then follow the instruction available on next screen.


Based on search result, how I can decide news I received is fake or real?

In Feku whenever you click on Search, Upload or Scan it will display some Help & Tips. Please read this Help & Tips to understand how to decide news is fake or real based on search result.


How to hide Help & Tips Screen?

You don’t need to hide Help & Tips Screen. It will automatically hide after your three attempts to read.


I have more questions about Feku, where to ask?

You can get help regarding Feku App at sdm Apps Care. Just email your question to: care_sdmapps@zoho.com or click on Care in slide menu of Feku app.