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Stop The Bullshit

Hide posts & block sites that publish fake news on Facebook

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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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Partial Press

Breaking news according to political bias 🗞

Partial Press is a bias-aware news aggregator. Created as a drop-in replacement for Google News in the age of fake news. It marks breaking headlines as coming from liberal-friendly (blue) or conservative-friendly (red) news outlets. Like a health warning before you click 👩‍⚕️— to make you aware of where you get your daily intake. Uses NewsAPI.com.

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NewsPicks

The best place to read and discuss the news online

Join NewsPicks, the best place to find thought provoking stories, with insights from those you trust.

YouTube
Jul.05 -- How can newsrooms compete amidst dwindling subscribers and fake news. One new platform thinks it has the answer. NewsPicks CEO Ian Myers explains how they plan to bring thoughtful discourse to the online news world. He speaks on "Bloomberg Technology."
Newsday
The platform aggregates top stories through high-profile curators, which increases the "chance of bringing in the best content that's obviously not fake," says Ian Myers, ...
INSIDER
Uzabase, a Japanese-based media company, sees a big opportunity to own all parts of U.S. media -from content curation to distribution. Thusly, Uzabase thinks there's an opportunity to outdo Facebook, Twitter or Google at news. The company acquired Quartz for between $75 million to $110 million, depending on the publication's 2018 performance.
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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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Newsblock

Secure your news reading experience

Newsblock was made to fight bad/clickbaity news by redirecting you to the best article covering the stories you click on.

With the Newsblock plugin you can support quality news by simply browsing the web.

Newsblock uses bias/factual history data and ML to determine how to rate articles. More info here https://newsblock.co/#how-this-works

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SurfSafe

Supercharge your browser to detect faked media

"Don't trust everything you see on the internet"

We’re drowning in so much media that it's impossible to guard ourselves against information created to deceive us.

SurfSafe supercharges your browser to automatically scan for dangerous media as you surf online.

WIRED
When Michael Bennett played for the Seattle Seahawks, he celebrated wins with a victory dance in the team locker room. He did not celebrate them by burning the American flag, contrary to a viral Photoshopped picture that began making the rounds online in September of 2017.
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Infocus

A simple Chrome extension that blocks distracting sites.

Infocus is a simple Chrome extension that blocks distracting websites when you are trying to focus. It has a few neat features, such as periodic notifications to get you back on track and math problems to discourage you from disabling it :)

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