How to Know if a Website is Fake News
Now that the word “fake news” has become mainstream, we ask ourselves the question “How to Spot a Fake News Website?”.
Let’s face it, most people read the news or watch news on the TV just because they are bored, they think that “knowing” about what is going on in the world might help them kill their boredom and give them something to think about or talk about in some random conversation with a co-worker or family member. With so many news portals, TV channels and radio updates, how can we tell the blatant “fake news” from the regular “probably not fake news”.
As someone who was born during the dawn of the internet, when AOL was brand new and modems used to make that weird noise when connecting, I ask myself “why do people still use the internet?”, well I still use the internet to watch movies and TV shows, I just recently got a NetFlix subscription, my work and much of my free time is spent on the internet. I am, bored, so I use the internet.
I just went to internet.com, for the first time in my life, it was not a surprise that like GoDaddy, internet.com is a domain name registrar, meaning that “Get your own domain name” is the first thing that you see. Why would someone want their own domain name in the first place?