8 TIPS IN SPOTTING FAKE NEWS
In our day and age, everything seems to be becoming fast-paced.
We have messaging services that require a simple tap of the “send” button to reach someone. We have social media to thank for the photo updates from our friends as far as the other side of the world. With a simple search on Google, one may already access thousands and millions of sites and articles.
Information has become limitless yet so accessible.
We have become so accustomed to this way of living that sometimes our brain forgets to process the amount of information it is taking in.
This entails to us losing touch of the part of us that yearns to search for the truth. Simply because we cannot find the time to fully sort out everything that we are taking in.
This may be one of the reasons why most people are so quick to believe in fake news.
Some of you might say that that is not an excuse for not wanting to know the truth or that it is not an excuse to not check the credibility of something posted online.
Then again, you are probably the same person who would say “Ugh, but it’s from the internet, why would you believe it?”
Whether you are the person to believe fake news or the internet-skeptic person, here are 8