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  • Google has introduced a fact-checking label
  • Google has introduced a fact-checking label
    Verkeorg (2015) ©

Google has introduced a fact-checking label

From the ‘real life’ horror stories that originated as 'creepypasta' to skewed statistics quoted on social media, the internet is rife with fake or incorrect information. But Google wants to tackle this through the introduction of its ‘Fact Check’ label, helping readers find information that's really true.



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  • Article image Is the internet always the answer?

    With the news of Samsung spying through televisions, Ford bugging cars and yesterday’s internet wunderkinds – Google, Facebook, Amazon – feeling like today’s big corporates, internet critic Andrew Keen gives his views on potential digital dystopias in his book The Internet Is Not The Answer.

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  • Article image Who really trusts an online review?

    With over 61% of people reading online reviews before making a purchase decision, it’s even more important than ever to separate the good ones from the bad. But with peer reviews and professional write-ups often having contrasting opinions, who should we trust – and why?