Facts matter more than ever in our dangerous, disorienting world

When a breaking news event like the COVID-19 outbreak puts your organization at risk, you need immediate information you can trust.

Unlike social media tools, Factal filters out the noise and verifies the facts in real time. Powered by a hybrid of AI and experienced on-duty journalists, Factal enables global organizations to respond faster and get more done in the most demanding situations.


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“I’ve seen every vendor pitch. Factal is sitting on top of a rocket ship.”

- Chief security officer of Fortune 100 company

Verification at the speed of social media

The challenge five years ago was real-time discovery. Today the explosion of misinformation and disinformation clutters social media with noise, paralyzing decision-making and wasting critical resources.

Factal is the only company that combines lightning-fast discovery with trusted verification in a single platform, outpacing other news sources. Instead of struggling to keep up, your team stays a step ahead.

Finally, a real-time platform that makes your job easier and more productive

Even if you're working from home, Factal takes just a few minutes to get started. Designed like a modern consumer news experience, Factal's site and mobile app make it easy to see the world's breaking news events and customize what's important to your company.

You can configure just the alerts that matter to you, on any screen, wherever you are. By rising above the noise, you get more done.


Corporate and
travel security

Protect employees wherever they are.


Anticipate disruptions to global operations.


Get a jump on high-risk global events.

Wherever you are, you're connected with the Factal community

When you log into Factal, you're not alone. Together with our on-duty editors, you're connecting with the largest real-time community of security and disaster response professionals in the world.

In a secure chat, Factal members ask questions, share resources and exchange benchmarking information. By collaborating under a shared mission, we are safer together.

Fast AND accurate

Get lightning-fast, reliable coverage of global events without all the noise.

Precise locations

Eliminate guesswork with the most precise incident geolocation available.

Customized alerts

Get notified of emerging incidents that matter most to your company.

Safer together

Collaborate with other Factal members impacted by the same incident.

Wherever you go

Miss the Breaking News app? The new Factal app has you covered.

Mapping API

Extend Factal's real-time incident data to third-party mapping providers.

A new level of mapping precision

Breaking news events are geolocated with unprecedented speed and precision. In an instant, you’ll know if a high-risk incident is developing in close proximity to global offices, stores, supply lines or company events — even down to the meter.

Factal makes maps more actionable than ever, both on Factal's platform and a roster of partners like Esri, Emergent Risk and Everbridge.


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The Factal journalism advantage

Verification is much more than blue check marks and rewritten Tweets. Factal’s experienced editors weigh multiple sources, pointing out inconsistencies and prioritizing important details – fast.

Written in ready-to-distribute AP style, Factal’s alerts provide clear sourcing, vital context and, when necessary, immediate corrections. Other services don't acknowledge errors, putting you at risk.

Free access for life-saving NGOs

Disaster response and humanitarian aid nonprofits like Team Rubicon, Direct Relief and Samaritan's Purse have free access to Factal.

NGOs not only use Factal to help people impacted by major events and disasters, but also to protect their global employees and volunteers who work in the world’s most dangerous countries. Learn more about the program and apply for free NGO access.

An ethical company earning your trust

With concerns about data privacy, disinformation and civil liberties on the rise, Factal takes an open, transparent approach to providing our members with trustworthy, sustainable services.

Founded by award-winning journalists on a public service mission to protect people from harm around the world, Factal is a news organization grounded in a comprehensive code of ethics. From data privacy to newsroom practices, Factal works hard to gain your trust.