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Craig Silverman explains how hoaxers are finding new, effective tactics to trick the public – and make money in the process
New studies from two separate projects looked at how falsehoods circulate on social media – with some worrying conclusions for fact checkers
How understanding the public's motivations can help journalists combat rumors and foster more trustworthy coverage
Once you know the signs, it is easy to spot a fake news report or online hoax
Use “nofollow" links when reporting on fake news or risk boosting the hoaxers and damaging your own site
Those trying to divert the news to serve their own agenda are getting more sophisticated, so journalists need to know what to look out for
With Facebook introducing news flags to identify fake content, how can we stop fake news being circulated in the first place?
Between the "WOAH!" and the share: hoaxes are designed to trigger a response, which is a good first test for spotting fake stories
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