How to spot fake news sites and fake stories

How to spot fake news sites and fake stories


A NEW YEAR OF ON-LINE READING, NEWS 8 SOCIAL EXPERT MEGAN FRANK HAS TIPS. REPORTER: YOU HEARD IT FOR YEARS NEVER TRUST EVERYTHING YOU SEE ON THE INTERNET, LUCKILY THERE ARE WAYS TO SPOT THE FACES. CAN YOU TELL WHICH ONE OF THESE IS THE REAL “NBC NEWS,” THE ONE ON THE RIGHT IS THE CORRECT. THE WAY TO TELL IS THE LOGO. AND COMPUTER CODE IN PLACES WHERE CAPTIONS SHOULD BE. AND ANOTHER TIP-OFF FOR IMPOSTERS SITES THE URL’S ARE NOT STANDARD AND END WITH.COM.CO. AND THERE ARE STORIES TO PRANK THE LUBLIC. THE ABOUT PAGE IS SAYING THE PAGE ISEMEI REAL AND MOSTLY FICTITIOUS. AND QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF, WHAT SOURCES ARE CITED IS THIS THE ONLY SITE REPORTING THE STORY. ALSO WATCH OUT FOR SATIRE SITES LIKE THE ONION. THEY FOCUS ON CURRENT EVENTS. BOGUS STORIES SPREAD FASTER THAN EVER BEFORE. MAKE SURE TO TAKE TIME TO FACT CHECK.>>Facebook AND GOOGLE ANNOUNCED PLANS TO PREVENT FAKE

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