Buzzfeed lists the most viral fake stories on Facebook--did you fall for any of these?
Would you be able to know the real New York Times website from a bogus one with a similar name?
Five Ways to Spot Fake News - Look for these Red Flags:
Don't get trolled! Learn about "clickbait" and stop sharing fake news:
Fake news has become a popular form of satire. Here are three popular examples:
Not sure if a website is satirical? Go to this site for confirmation:
Read more about fake news sites and enduring urban legends at the Guide to Fake News Websites.
A few websites are addressing the issue of misleading information. Use these websites to help your students identify fact and fiction. Keep in mind that even these websites should only be one of many sources of information.