Being a social media user, everyone goes through a lot of stuff in his/her news feed, it may be some picture,video or article. But now its becoming inevitable to ensure what is fake and what’s authentic? Without knowing that whether the news is authentic or not, people share it and spread the word. This news feed has a great impact in opinion formation about any person,organization,brand or a political party.
Another major bad effect of this fake news is to get involve in defamatory campaigns without knowing the purpose of what’s the reason behind or what type of benefits will other party will get from who is spreading the rumors. So, guys be aware and authenticate it before you believe it, build opinion about someone or share it further.
“Lets stop living a lie.”
How to check whether its authentic or not?
A group of students developed a Chrome extension FiB to check the authenticity of content shared on Facebook.This chrome extension checks the content uses image recognition, keyword extraction, and source verification and a twitter search to verify if a screenshot of a twitter update posted is authentic or fake.
From where to get it?
So, if you want to verify the authenticity of the content,you just have to follow these three simple steps:
- Just go to the FiB chrome extension.
- Click Add to Chrome.
- After that FiB will mention the trust score of the posts on the top right corner. If a post is found to be false, the AI tries to find the truth and shows it to you.