The Factual 7.1.6 CRX for Chrome

The Factual CRX for Chrome

The Factual is a free News & Weather plugin developed by for Chrome users. It helps you discover worthy news from the web page you are currently visiting on your web browser. You can download the latest and older CRX versions of this free Chrome extension from this article.

CRX Details

Download CRX | Visit Chrome Store

Free Browser Extension Version: 7.1.6
Ratings: 4.8/5 Offline: No
File name: the-factual.crx Updated: September 10, 2021

About The Factual

The Factual CRX for Chrome

Get smarter about the news you read
Wondering if a news article you came across is worth your time? Is it well-researched? Is it too opinionated? Is it written by a reporter who is knowledgeable about the topic?

The Factual’s automatically evaluates how informative a news article is based on four factors:

1. Diversity and extent of sources
2. Level of opinionatedness
3. Author expertise on the topic
4. Site’s historical reputation.

The Factual’s grades are instantly displayed on any news article in your browser and even injected directly into your Facebook or Twitter feed.

Get the most informative stories on trending news topics via a daily newsletter at or in-realtime at in your new tab (option to turn on/off).


Note on privacy: The Factual only analyzes news-related sites and ignores all other sites. Any information collected is anonymous and not shared with anyone.


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