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How to Spot Fake News Online

Not sure which sources to trust when you’re online? These browser plug-ins and online tools can help you detect fake-news sites.

By Lance Whitney

You’re probably already aware of this, but fake news remains a pervasive problem online. You find a fascinating news story you want to share, but you don’t know whether you can trust it. Is it true? Accurate? Reliable? Not even your Facebook

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