Definitions for "Factoid"
Not just a Muse word, but an invented fact believed to be true because of its appearance in print; a brief and usually trivial news item.
something resembling a fact; unverified (often invented) information that is given credibility because it appeared in print
a brief (usually one sentence and usually trivial) news item
Keywords:  plough, interview, kernel, throw, snow
slang for a graphic with a kernel of information written on it. “ After the interview with the snow plough operator, let’s throw up a factoid with how much snow we’ve had this year.
Context for ink recognition within a particular field. See also "grammar set."
an assertion that a source says something about one or more people