Headlines in ALL CAPS
Headlines With Multiple Exclamation Marks!!!!!
Headlines that sound unbelievable, usually are.
Try to spot phony looking URLs
Determine if you trust the source of the story.
Look at the source About page
The source website has unusual formatting
Look for misspellings
Fake news may have suspicious dates and timelines
Check if the source is know for parody stories
Stories with no or limited source may be fake news
Check sources and citations from the author of the story.
Double check the website to see if it's a clever copy of a reputable source
Look for manipulated images or videos
Look for authentic photos taken out of context
Search the web for photos or images to verify where they came from
Search the web for similar stories from multiple respected sources
Think critically about the story before sharing because could be intentionally false
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