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Fake or True? Evaluating Sources: Online and Print Information
How do you know what's "fake" or reliable information? Take some tips from this guide to help you decide.
from IFLA: "The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) is the leading international body representing the interests of library and information services and their users. It is the global voice of the library and information profession." --their website
Spot the Troll, a project out of Clemson University, lets you test your eye for spotting misinformation and fake accounts on social media. As the quiz progresses, you'll learn helpful tips about how to tell if an account is real or not.
"In Bad News, you take on the role of fake news-monger. Drop all pretense of ethics and choose a path that builds your persona as an unscrupulous media magnate. But keep an eye on your ‘followers’ and ‘credibility’ meters. Your task is to get as many followers as you can while slowly building up fake credibility as a news site. But watch out: you lose if you tell obvious lies or disappoint your supporters!" --from their website