nicotv.site corrects the inaccuracies of post on social media from other accounts specially fake news, We also values the truth to create and sustain a positive environment.
This is how to spot fake news on social media :
CONSIDER THE SOURCE
- Click away from the story to investigate the site, it’s mission and it’s contact info.
- Headlines can be outrageous in an effort to get clicks. What’s the whole story?
CHECK THE AUTHOR
- Do a quick search on the author. Are they credible? are they real?
- Click on those links. Determine if the info given actually supports the story.
CHECK THE DATE
- Reposting old news stories doesn’t mean they’re relevant to current events.
IS IT A JOKE?
- If it is too outlandish, it might be satire. Research the site and author to be sure.
CHECK YOUR BIASES
- Consider if your own beliefs could affect your judgement.
ASK THE EXPERTS
- Ask a librarian, or consult a fact-checking site.