Identifying real and fake news in the world of internet and social media is a big task in itself. Even educated and intelligent people are not able to understand which news is real and what are the fakes More recently, a case has been registered against journalist and film producer Avinas Das for sharing fake news on Twitter. The question now is how to identify real and fake news. Let us now tell you about a Google Chrome extension that can detect Fake News.
Eyeo, a company that created Adblock Plus, has taken a big step and has created a Google Chrome extension called TrustedNews, which will help you identify fake news. So let’s know how to install TrustedNews and identify fake news through it.
Firstly, TrustedEnjoy extension is currently only for Google Chrome browsers, if you use firefox, safari or any other browser, then you have to wait a bit. Now if you use Google Chrome, open a new tab at the top and search for trusted -news.com and click on the option of TrustedNews for Chrome.
After this you will be in Chrome’s web store. After clicking on it you will be able to add trustdesign extension to your Chrome browser. The special thing is that you do not need to do some more settings for it.
After adding this Chrome extension to Chrome, you will see an icon like a book on the right. Now if you are reading a news in a tab of your Google Chrome that you suspect, then you can just click on the Trusted icons icon to know the truth about that news. However, in our investigation, this extension failed to recognize the news of some Ghanaian news website.