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CrossCheck

Chrome extension to help you verify online content

CrossCheck is a Chrome extension that helps you verify and understand content online for greater context.

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B.S. Detector

Identify fake news sources on Facebook in Chrome

Ainslie - Avid researcher
A red banner appears on the pages & headlines of any questionable source. It still manages to integrate itself seamlessly & I'd forgotten it was there until I saw this thread and checked what extensions I actually use!
Lifehacker
Chrome: Facebook has a very real fake news problem. To help combat this, B.S. Detector will show a little red warning when you're about to click a link that comes from a questionable, "satirical" or fake news source.
TechCrunch
Not only is Facebook not providing little red warnings along with links to potentially specious news-it's now blocking links to the plugin that did. Over the past week, some Facebook users reported seeing content warnings next to links from established fake news domains, apparently without realizing a third party was responsible.
Motherboard
Last night, TechCrunch ran a story purporting that Facebook was showing certain users red warning labels above fake news links. But as it happens, this wasn't Facebook's doing at all, but rather the work of a Chrome plugin called B.S. Detector, made by activist and independent journalist Daniel Sieradski.
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Ground

A NASA space engineer fixing Fake News

Ground is a new app that fills the information gap between social media and traditional news media. Ground busts Fake News by engaging users on the ground and using patent-pending AI tech and human verification.

Forbes
When Harleen Kaur was a little girl dreaming about big possibilities, she didn't know what she would be when she grew up. She believed that big dreaming happens at NASA, and she was right. Kaur became an engineer and got a job at NASA working on satellites.
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Trusted News

Trusted News helps you spot fake or suspicious news.

Trusted News (from eyeo, creators of Adblock Plus) highlights the trustworthiness of news websites. Today’s internet is full of uncertainty. Disinformation, falsehood and clickbait reign supreme.

With Trusted News, information is power. Our simple extension warns if a site is considered trustworthy, satire, malicious or biased.

Engadget
Right now, the add-on can flag both sketchy and legitimate sites in a number of categories. A bogus site might be labeled as biased, clickbait or flat-out untrustworthy. It can also indicate sites that rely on user-made content or are purely satirical, so you won't inadvertently share an Onion gag as if it were real.
VentureBeat
Eyeo, the Germany-based company behind popular adblocking service Adblock Plus, has launched a new Chrome browser extension designed to help web users spot fake news. The aptly named Trusted News add-on was built in conjunction with MetaCert Protocol, a blockchain-based online protocol that records trust data relating to websites, apps, social media accounts… See more
TechCrunch
eyeo, the company behind the popular browser-based ad block product Adblock Plus, is no stranger to controversy. Which is just as well given its new "passion project": A browser add-on that labels news content as 'trusted' or, well, Breitbart. The beta browser extension, whi...
Fast Company
From alien abductions to 9/11 conspiracies, bogus news has been a staple of the media for generations, if not centuries. But "fake news," which became a household word during the 2016 election, represents a dangerous new level of mendacity. Saying that Barack Obama was born in Kenya is nearly as silly as saying that aliens are secretly replacing humans with … See more
Businesswire
COLOGNE, Germany--()--eyeo, makers of Adblock Plus, today launched a new web browser extension called Trusted News. The free browser add-on, which is currently in beta, was developed to help internet users spot fake news sources while keeping users' web browsing history completely private.
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