B.S. Detector

Identify fake news sources on Facebook in Chrome

Chrome ExtensionGolden Kitty 2016



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Ryan HooverPro@rrhoover · Founder, Product Hunt
I tweeted this an hour ago: I love the internet.
@rrhoover the articles aren't fake. Nothing can change information.
Tom MasieroHiring@blendahtom · GM of LaunchBit
@tpbtv @rrhoover Paul Joseph Watson throws shade on this "whitelist"
Tom MasieroHiring@blendahtom · GM of LaunchBit
daniel sieradskiMaker@selfagency · @selfagency
I built this in about an hour yesterday after reading Zuck's BS about not being able to flag fake news sites. Of course you can. It just takes having a spine to call out nonsense. This is just a proof of concept at this point, but it works well enough.
Bo Wang@bluemonk482 · Researcher, AI, NLP
@selfagency May I ask how do you actually detect questionable sources or simply fake news?
daniel sieradskiMaker@selfagency · @selfagency
@bluemonk482 I've compiled a list of domains that are well-known sources of fake news, conspiracy theory, innuendo, and unsourced claims. The domains cover the political spectrum from left to right and I have done my absolute best to be impartial in my selections.
Adam Fallon@afallon02 · software engineer
@selfagency @bluemonk482 you should let others tag sources too
daniel sieradskiMaker@selfagency · @selfagency
@afallon02 @bluemonk482 anyone can submit a pull request on github
Adam Fallon@afallon02 · software engineer
@selfagency @bluemonk482 not very user friendly / the damage of incorrect news spreads quicker than people can generate PR's. Good work though :)
Niv DrorHiring@nivo0o0 · Words @ProductHunt & @AngelList
ME whenever Trump's surrogates are doing an interview:
Niv DrorHiring@nivo0o0 · Words @ProductHunt & @AngelList
✅ Twitter addresses online abuse! ✅ Facebook BS Detector is created! ✅ The WiFi is working!
Matt Horton@mattahorton · Product Manager, Capital One
https://twitter.com/rrhoover/sta... Because of this tweet, I publicly said the thing that was floating in my head that I wanted to make something like this. Then Daniel chimed in to say he'd already done it. This is what PH and Twitter are great for.