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Verifying your facts before publishing

In this age of fake news and false information, it is best to verify your facts before submitting your article for publication. In fact, it's not only the article but also your posts in social media. Posting fake news is now considered a violation of social media etiquette. With an article containing false information, it tends to diminish your credibility as a writer.

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Youngshark

I hate the bloggers that spread fake news all over. There are so many people that are gullible and easily made to fall for such. When one believes in the fake stories they can take up various courses of action depending on how they are affected and in some instances do bad things.



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Barida

Some of them will always be concerned about their ways of doing some things that will bring traffic to their website and not about the need to have the right news being consumed by people out there. This is something that is wrong and should not be allowed to go on anymore.



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Youngshark

Its bad when you have to lie to people so that you can gain their trust. I mean how bad do you have to be when you have to ruin other people's reputation and profit for yourself. It is human nature yes but we do not have to do it.



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jeffreyjose48

I agree with you. Its bad to lie to people. Much bad is the ruining of people's reputation for the sake of profit.



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Youngshark

You know if there is one thing that people do not actually get to remember when you are doing a bad thing is that it might actually backfire. You may try to ruin someone's reputation only to find that you need them in the future. You will then have issues in reconciliation.



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Kakashi2020

This you could see a lot in social media platforms like Facebook. There's a lot of fictional news stories there and the alarming thing about it, is that people are believing it.



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jeffreyjose48

You are right. There are many fake news that I also encounter in Facebook. Here in our country, many people receive text messages that they won millions of people. They have not joined any contest but the text message says that they have won. I also tried to call back the person who said that I won a lot of money. He said that you need to deposit this amount to his account.



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jeffreyjose48

This is true. There must be a thorough verification before the publication. Its a crazy thing to do if there is no verification.



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Youngshark

When you verify your sources more often it builds your reputation and you become more trustworthy. Your website then becomes the designated source for all information that is believable. In the long run the benefits are more and better.



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jeffreyjose48

Credibility of writers is very important. Without it people will not read your articles. If you are branded as a source of fake news, you will certainly have no readers.



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Youngshark

You know the bad thing with a bad reputation you will have to stay for a very long time before you can redeem it. there is a saying that says a reputation will take years to build but only a few minutes to be demolished. This means that one has to be alert at all times to avoid anything that can be catastrophic to their name and trustworthiness.



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jeffreyjose48

I agree with you. Its hard to earn a good reputation. It will take years to build it. Its very easy to demolish it.



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Youngshark

This is why a name is always important. someone once told me that I should guard my name with everything that I have and all strength since my reputation determines how people will perceive me even before I talk to them.



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DenisP

A big problem with spreading fake news is that a lot of people feel that they need to be the first on the scene. They want to publish a story or hop onto a trend before it picks up too much speed and everyone is all over it.

The problem there is that they’re so obsessed with getting the information out that they don’t bother to fact check it first. It becomes a serious issue in society when journalists—and bloggers who consider themselves journalists—treat journalism as a popularity contest and not as a means of conveying vital information.



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TheArticulate

I feel as though the spread of fake news is even more serious than that. I don't think the problem is with journalists unintentionally missing important facts before they publish, the real problem is that unreliable "news" organizations are purposefully producing false and misleading content with the purpose of fulfilling a political agenda and misleading the public.

Social media makes the dissemination of information so easy, and the public is too lazy (or unwilling) to fact check the information they see. I saw fake articles going around last year when Trump's first round of Islamic travel bans were instituted, and again when Texas was hit by flooding last year. Both of these posts were politically charged and brazenly false, yet thousands upon thousands of people shared the post and agreed with it. Fake news is a powerful and dangerous tool, and is intentionally utilized as opposed to unintentionally.



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DenisP

You’re definitely correct in every regard. While my post wasn’t intended to address the issue of fake news from a political perspective, the fact is that it is definitely utilized as a tool to sway people. I remember seeing a wave of fake news particularly around the crisis in Puerto Rico after the hurricane (I forget the name itself).

Fake news has been used to spread both conservative and liberal agendas, and has unfortunately been effective at swaying masses of people. It’s why I don’t and have never gotten my news from agencies I know are associated with either right or left-wing politics.

I want news that is unbiased and fact based, and not politically charged with hidden agendas.



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Corzhens

That's also my take on fake news that they are deliberately created and then shared in social media so the gullible users will spread it. That scenario is happening here every day that I see in Facebook the political items that were obviously with malice to smear a politician who is on the other side of the fence.



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jeffreyjose48

I agree with you. Spreading fake news is really a big problem. Thanks to our legislators who plan to make laws that will punish those who spread fake news.



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jetselle

True spreading fake news is really causing headache to everyone. When we consider huge numbers of the arrangements being proposed to handle the spread of disinformation, it positively appears that the attention on this transmission show. Thoughts, for example, hailing debated content are established on the possibility that data utilization is sane. In the event that we are not kidding about backing off the dispersal of mis-and disinformation, we have to begin perceiving the passionate and social drivers that shape individuals' association with data.



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jeffreyjose48

I agree with you. I also hate bloggers that spread fake news all over. I hope that genuine bloggers will counter all these fake bloggers with truth.



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Youngshark

Blogging is filled with malicious people who will say anything just to maximize the number of clicks and views on their page. some even love getting to twist facts all in the aim of ruining something good to benefit from the chaos created thereafter. They want people to keep coming back to get some more lies from them.



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stbrians

It is prudent for one to verify facts before really putting them into practice. There are many online apps which can assist you in that. A fact whether written or not is not a fact unless verified.

I acknowledge there being many fake news outside there but we need verification.



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jeffreyjose48

I agree with you. I also hate bloggers that spread fake news all over. Posting fake news is considered a violation of social media rights.



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Barida

This was something that I was discussing with some friends earlier in the day about a news of mistake identity that was posted on some blogs. The lady in question is planning to sue the blogs that carried a news that she is prostitute and this is something that should not have happened if the bloggers verified their news before posting them on the internet.



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anchoreztin

Aside from credibility, this is one issue that can be prevented when you verify your content before posting in your site. Poor lady mistakenly identified as a prostitute. I hope the issue will be settled and the lady's name will be cleared.



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Corzhens

Gee, a derogatory allusion to a decent person will definitely solicit a libel case. Writers, especially those writing about current events and society, should be steadfast in the verification of their facts because they are liable for their mistakes. I think it's not much of a problem if you have mistakenly addressed a colonel as a general because that is not lowering the rank. But for writing that a woman is a prostitute will certainly be disgusting to the subject of the news.



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cmoneyspinner

I do my best to verify facts but I also go the extra mile and quote source from where my information was derived. Just so people know I didn't make the stuff up! LOL.



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NerdIndeed

That's a great strategy. However, what if your readers went to your sources and found out that they are the ones who made the stuff up. Then, it becomes complicated right? Haha, anyways I'm just citing what can happen. You're still awesome. All the best!



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Kakashi2020

The problem nowadays is unless your a witness to the story, you cant really be sure if it's true or a fake one. That's with all the fake news reports and sources that's been churning out all the fake news. Fake news are made to condition the minds of people on a certain issue, some could be spearheaded by the government while others are supported by anti government forces. There are also some which is being promoted by big business and lobbyists to further their own agendas.



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amelia88

I think it’s incredibly important to verify what you’re writing. Like you said, it impacts your credibility - and it’s also extremely unprofessional to put out information that isn’t verified. You could honestly cause a great deal of trouble if you didn’t verify certain things before you posted them - so I think it’s always in your best interests as a writer to do that.



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mdayrit

I do verify the facts before publishing my work. As much as possible, I check various references to make sure that everything I write is going to the same direction. If there are differences, I check for more information until I am satisfied with my content.



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superlicca

I definitely agree with you. Ensuring the accuracy of your article is a must to make sure that you are only delivering the truth. There is a lot of resources that you can use to verify your content. As a reader, I would not want to read a fake or suspicious article. By giving trustworthy information, readers will recognize you as a reliable writer.



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jaymish3

I would ask what is fake news? I think that the election of Donald Trump has introduced a dangerous twist to news. Everything that is reported in the US that he does not like he labels it as fake news. How then can we use this standard? How ca social media sites use this standard on their audience? Isn't this a kind of censorship, isn't this what president trump tries to do? How do you verify what you are publishing is not fake news? Normally unless the facts are scientific,they are a matter of opinion.



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jetselle

Every one of us presently realize that the expansion of web-based social networking and the transient way we share data enables counterfeit news to do significant harm to our general public. Spreading a fake news will affect the image of legit writers out there and eventually the government will take this seriously.



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anchoreztin

It is essential to do a fact check before posting on your blog site so that your credibility will not be damaged.



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Gilgamesh

Yes you are right because if we publish or post something in social media the mass will see it. That's why we must take full responsibility into the consequence of it we must first guarantee that before we absorb something or share something we must first verify if it is true.
In mass media a small mistake can be fatal. That mistake can break your reputation or reputation of other people. You may harm others or even yourself.
In conclusion, we must be a responsible it is our obligation to see things if it is legitimate.



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NerdIndeed

I couldn't agree more. To have credibility, it is imperative to always research and state facts about everything you write. The hardest part about it is the emotional side of writing that sometimes we include editorials on specific subjects which are not necessary, but as writers, often we can't help it as we are only human.



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romyter013

We can't blame them I guess for reason that for some they do fake blogs for a living and some are paid really with a high amount. But for me, If you really really want the people know what is true, I make sure to write it right and add as well the links on where I got the information as serve as references for every readers.



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NerdIndeed

Everyone has to make a living, can't blame them, but I won't join them. On a side note, declaring war on "fake news" will do nothing more than give you more of it. It is basically Freedom of the Press.



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TheArticulate

How exactly will a war on fake new make more fake news? I agree, a full-out "war" on it probably isn't in our best interest, but I think it's reasonable for social networks and other organizations to consider the danger of fake news, and actively take steps to prevent it from being spread.



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NerdIndeed

How will people even define fake news? If it's something that contradicts what you believe in, is it considered to be false news? In this day and age, everyone is entitled to their own opinion, whether journalist, blogger or even a private citizen. Can you stop them from sharing their thoughts regarding specific issues in society? No.



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TheArticulate

Ah, that's an easy question to answer: Fake news are publications that purposefully produce false information with the intent of misleading the public, typically for political purposes. See the Cambridge Dictionary definition for verification if you want.

So no, fake news is not something that you simply disagree with. Fake news is publications that are objectively false, can be proven to be false, and is produced purposefully for a specific purpose.

Since you dodged my initial question, and now that I've answered your question, allow me to ask you again: how exactly will a war on fake news make more fake news?



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NerdIndeed

Hey, I am no expert on this, but fighting fake news according to some is a losing battle. We are now in an era wherein people can make someone say anything at any point in time, and that is something way beyond one's control.

What I'm saying is that each and every one of us buys into what fits our mindset and reject what doesn't. You are the editor and censor of your own thoughts and beliefs.



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TheArticulate

I'm not sure who these "some" are, but if everyone gave up whenever they thought they were losing a battle, where would we be today?

Absolutely we're the editor and censor of the media we consume, which is exactly why it's important to fight against fake news.

We live in a world where the online nature of our lives lends itself to letting us create social and political bubbles, and because of this, it makes fake news that much more effective in its goal, which is without a doubt destructive.

Yes people can "say anything at any point in time", but that doesn't meant that there won't be consequences for what's said.



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NerdIndeed

Let's just both agree to disagree. Having this debate is pointless. In relation to what we were talking about, you have your own thoughts as I also have mine. Proving me wrong doesn't make you right and vice versa.



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TheArticulate

Proving someone wrong doesn't necessarily make me right, but it does do something worth considering: it proves someone's reasoning is wrong.

This is important, as is debate, because it can be a crucial method in reevaluating viewpoints, outlooks, and opinions, and shaping the growth of an individual.

In relation to what we're talking about, I can also voice my reasoning as to why I disagree with your thoughts, which I have done!

I would apologize if this has made you uncomfortable, but nobody is forcing you to continue "debating" with me (I certainly wouldn't call this a debate, for it were, it leaves much to be desired). Just walk away, don't respond to this comment, nobody's holding you hostage in this conversation!



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NerdIndeed

"I would apologize if this has made you uncomfortable, but nobody is forcing you to continue "debating" with me (I certainly wouldn't call this a debate, for it were, it leaves much to be desired). Just walk away, don't respond to this comment, nobody's holding you hostage in this conversation!"

Wow, just wow, point taken. Well, I am well aware that I am not the smartest person on the planet. If this isn't a debate, then why are you trying to criticize everything I say word by word? I guess you are indeed articulate, but open-minded? I do not know. I'll do walk away, thank you for your patience and time. Peace out!



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TheArticulate

I feel as though there's nothing for me to open minded about in this discussion. You've kind of hinted at making a point throughout this discourse, which I was hoping to see you get to, but it never really happened.

Anyway, if you have a specific viewpoint you want me to consider, fire away. Otherwise, until next time, man!



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Kakashi2020

That's why I don't write controversial stuff, I only write things which I'm confident off, things that I've experienced and things that I have passion for. This way I can be sure that what I'm writing is true and correct.



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jayjaydimson

Well, that's a good thing to do, because if you post some information that's is not true, people will some time believe in you and that perso will tell to another person until it becomes an issue.



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NerdIndeed

The ripple effect, in layman's term "gossip." In the end, it boils down to profit. Traditional media sites struggle with falling stable income and advertisers in general finding platforms with far higher ROAS. Meaning sites need to do whatever it takes to get clicks and stay relevant.



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esteban123

Yes it is really a must when doing some writings or any post in the social media that our writings or post should be surely fully verified in terms of its information or sources of it. It is to ensure that it has a 100 % genuine facts and not just based on false information that might hampered our credibility as a writer. We must double check them first to avoid any problems later on.



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superlicca

As a reader, I hate reading fake articles. And when I read some articles, I do some research to verify the accuracy of the information provided. I don't think it's right to publish a content without verification just for the sake of publishing. Writers should evaluate their sources of information and should not misinform the readers.



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NerdIndeed

The definition of "Fake news" has nothing to do with bias or spinning of facts. The definition of "fake news" has its origins in the click-bait articles that make up fictional stories for clicks. Every person should be able to recognize bias independently, create their opinions on their own, and, most importantly, avoid using buzz terms like "fake news."



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HappyLady

As writers, we need to be very careful. Our reputation stands or falls on our ability to present the truth in a way that engages the reader, informs, but does not remove our own credibility. Once you know someone wrote fake news you do not trust what they say. Producing inaccurate or fake news is a sure way to decrease your readership. I agree with you entirely that we should always check facts.



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DenisP

As someone who writes a lot of about physical and mental health, this is an absolute must for me. Many people—bloggers and journalists included—are incredibly quick to hop onto bandwagons and trends before actually checking their facts. For example, they might recommend the latest health trend or “super food” without actually checking their facts, and they mind end up doing more harm than good.

This is why before I write about any sort of diet or mental exercise, I always get my information directly from scientific and medical journals. I don’t believe word of mouth, but rather hard evidence.



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mdayrit

I guess there are some writers who purposely do fake news or write unverified facts to draw attention and make a buzz. You can find this common in politics or entertainment news.



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NerdIndeed

It is impossible to be completely unbiased regardless of viewpoint, we can merely try to be as fair as we can and try to let the evidence lead to conclusions instead of the other way around. The critical thing to consider when it comes to "fake news" is whether the facts are correct, and what the viewers can do to check them.



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beerthooyah

Every aspiring writer must become a responsible journalist. Truth and accuracy must be the writer's goal in writing any kind of article. Before publishing any article, we must ensure the accuracy of the facts stated on the article as we will be held accountable on whatever consequences will be based on the result of our articles.



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esteban123

Yes that is really true, writing an article is a not an easy task since it needs further verification before publishing it to attest the accuracy and validity of the said facts in a certain article. We should really be responsible enough to do what is right since we will be the one who will be accountable in every mistakes that we will make. There are really some consequences if we will not follow certain protocols.



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coolavender

I don't have to worry about fake news regulation because I've always been mindful of my responsibilities as a writer. I'm not a paid writer for politicians, businesses, or show business interests and I have never been placed in a situation where I had to twist things around to create the desired impression for a client.

Even if you do need to cite facts provided by third parties, journalists know their way around them. Try to listen in closely to news and you'll often come across words/phrases like "allegedly", "according to", etc. It's how you use those facts that may get you into trouble as a writer.

As writers, we should be aware of the laws around us, specially those that mandate how we should conduct ourselves in the practice of our profession or vocation.



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Kakashi2020

A good writer always checks and double-checks his sources just to be certain that what he's writing is true. There are rules in writing, but nowadays these rules are being bent for some crazy agendas, mostly political in my country.



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Martinsx1

Seriously, I don't waste my precious time dabbling into my country's politics because they are very unpredictabile in anything they do.

You may think that you have all the facts covered at one point before publishing your articles but within the next few minutes, everything would be turned upside down. They are all bunch of losers and criminals.



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NerdIndeed

A million things are going on in the world today, and there shouldn't be somebody to decide for you which stories to tell you and which ones to ignore. As a consumer of information, it's not enough to have to decide if what they're telling you is correct. You must ALWAYS ask yourself, "WHY are they telling me this?"



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theresajane

In my country, fake news is very rampant. Thus, sharing a content from an unreliable source is something that I and we always think about. Though sources of fake news can be unverified, sadly, a lot of people are still so easy to fool. So, as a citizen who is so concerned with spreading a worthy news, I always check for evidences and the sensibility of an information whenever I share it to my friends and family.



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ajahcuizon

I agree. I also check on how reliable the source of information is. I cannot just trust something that doesn't have enough evidence to prove that the information is true. Spreading fake news is fast, so I keep in mind to always check if the information came from a trusted and verified reliable source. It is really hard to trust the internet nowadays.



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mark8625

That is right. The only thing that we should do is to initiate verifying the articles by searching and not believing the news immediately. Many fake news are circulating on the social media and these would affect us if we will believe them easily.



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edencaga

This is indeed right. One must be sure of the facts written in the article before publishing it to the audience. This is really important I think so that folks will not be confuse because of misinformation. I love the fact that you mentioned this topic as folks should be aware of how they write articles that's more accurate.



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rlpzbeermoney

As the writer of your own posts online, you have a duty to uphold the truth. Fake news is a serious issue in the current age of the Internet and we have no way of stopping it. People are often oblivious that something they read on the net is fake because we have no way to verify if it is true. Let's stop this growing trend and do our job to only post the truth.



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jayjaydimson

No one wants to read a false article, because if that false article will get on trend, then it will be a big trouble because people will go and use that false article.



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romyter013

Right because people these days are so gullible. They believe on things right away even not doing any research about or reviewed on it. True still will not stop. Once someone read the wrong information, theres always someone who will spread it and believe on it.



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stbrians

Sometime I often do not verify the facts and just hit the publish button. I have often run into problems because of such.

Technology has brought many facts at the finger tips of writers. It is not that all information is correct but it is available. Many have come up with theories that even us readers should verify before jumping into the wagon.



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Martinsx1

If it's a very casual topic or subject that you have written on, there wouldn't be much need in verifying the facts before publishing such articles because it really wouldn't cause any harm to the readers since they are very much aware it's a casual topic.

But when it's a very sensitive and delicate subject that you have written anything on, you are bound by right to make sure you have everything verified before publishing it for the general public to read.



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stbrians

Facts must be right. What are some of the verifying tools? You may help me a lot if you list them for me.



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esteban123

I have read some article before who are mostly having some fake and false content which I think did not undergo a series of rechecking and verifying because it was not well research all the information that are in the article. I really encourage those writers that are doing false content to avoid doing it since it is destroying the purpose of writing an article which is to have truthfulness and validity of all the facts that are written.



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ajahcuizon

There's a lot of fake news and fake informations wandering around. Some people might find it hard to trust such sites nowadays since we are not sure if the information given is true. That is why bloggers or posters should double check if the information they are going to share came from a reliable and trusted source because it might have a ripple effect when passed to the readers.



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jaybee19

This is a very important issue and matter that most individuals nowadays ignore almost all the time. This is actually one of the problems that my country, the Philippines, is facing as of the moment. Most of my fellow citizens are easily persuaded with news on social media because they are too lazy to click on links and verify if the information is written by a reliable source from a reliable website and not just a nugu blog or sometimes they don't have an access to a paid data because most of the people here use free data from telecom companies (which isn't a bad thing tho but is sometimes a cause for misunderstanding). I am also a bit ma about others who claim that audience nowadays are smarter when in fact it's not because they are always easily persuaded by fake news from social media and other websites, not to mention mainstream media companies.



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mark8625

It should be and practice verifying facts because things might be misunderstood if the people is just agreeing without reading the full content of the article. Fake news is very rampant in social media nowadays. Politics issue is the main source of fake news. We should be more vigilant and not believing as soon as we heard some news because we dont know if its true and reliable. The best thing that we should do is to verify and read the article very well. Do research is a plus also.



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Martinsx1

The mass media and social media sites will always carry fake news in order to get much attention and from my experience, I have come to understand that fake news spreads more than truthful information.

But the only information or news which I feel extra caution should be taken before publishing would be any information that deals with health care. Fake and unverified health information is as deadly as getting exposed to neuclear radioactive material.



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esteban123

Verifying facts before publishing is really a must to ensure the reliability and integrity of the data attached into single article. Some people are even in a hurry to post their article without doing further rechecking, as a result there are some clerical error on data and we can really say that it was not double check properly. Sometimes we must not be so excited to post article not unless it undergoes a series of rechecking and evaluation.



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jpk0007

Yes you are right , it's a big issue nowadays .Fake news is rampant nowadays not only in the social media but also in the mainstream media.People are planted to spread fake news in order to create divisions and chaos in societies.

Either the media should self regulate or if they don't ,then Governments and Courts all over the World should bring about strict laws to curb this menance.



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anyone01

You’re allowed to spread news that you think is correct. But in case you’re wrong, people will prove you wrong and you’ll lose credibility. You’ll get debunked. in case you’re continuously spreading fake informationaccidentally, sooner or later people will no longer believe you and your website will lose visitors. The simplest time you get in troubleis in case you’re calling for incitement, slander or your purposely spreading fauxnews, however proving this is almost not possible.



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EfficientNinja

It should be a must to check the facts before publishing an article. I hate those people who only write articles for views and don't even care to check their article for facts because they don't want other sites or writers to post before them. It is prevalent to those unreliable sites and links that have clickbait titles. I think Google should penalize sites for spreading fake news and punish their sites' rankings.



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MomoStarr16

Yes you are right. Getting to know the true information about what you are about to write are the very first step you should do. A lot of people will read it and of course you will be responsible of what your articles will bring into their thoughts. And being a writer, credibility is one of the important characteristic we should have. So avoid fake news to maintain that good credibility.



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Jeane

I don't remember how long back I read something about fake news influencing how people voted for "Brexit." You see if "concerned parties" went to such lengths as to make so many people believe what they were reading online was true, how easy is it for someone to find misleading information and use it believing that it is true because other reputable sources have published the same thing?

So yes, while it is important to verify your facts before you publish or even start writing something, there is no guarantee, as it has been mentioned, that you'll be successful (at ensuring what you are sharing is the truth). Nonetheless you are likely to find legit information on .gov and a few .edu sites.

By the way I wouldn't believe fact checking sites 100%.



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jayjaydimson

You should, because a lot of people can read that so make sure your article is a fact so it won't bluff people who can read it.



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Judas2018

Most of the time, if an article is not based on facts or solid evidence - it is labeled as an 'opinion piece.' Which is stated at the headline or top of the writing. So readers can know beforehand.



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thejoyrevolutio

Truthful information is vital. Today everyone has the power to spead information not caring if the information is verified. Misinformation and fake news are common problems now. Gossip spreads faster and everyone has a hand on informations regardless of sources. As writers, we should only write genuine and true articles. Inform readers if the story is not yet confirmed.



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emiaj55

Typical persons nowadays either like a post when they are in favor of the post and gives an angry emoticon when they don't. But they almost never read further to know the real stories. Sad to say, even news companies, large corporations and small one's alike, have joined the hype train, and began focusing more and more on dramatizing the stories on news than on presenting the facts. They cultivate the culture of if it's black and white. It almost seem to be a propaganda and political campaigns and ceases to be news anymore. Thus, reading through several contents of the same story from different sources would really help you identify the anomalies of way it was reported.



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nrnlss

Journalist, bloggers and etc sometimes use wrong information to be famous or be controversial and it is not really nice, since it is like they are mocking the public.



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jayjaydimson

You should, so you can't spread wrong news or details to everyone who will read that article or blog.



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rlpzbeermoney

I advise fact checking only at the end of your writing than during. That way, you can focus more on the quality of the content. If you do it during, you might not be able to write anything decent since you're always fact checking everything.



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jayjaydimson

That's really a good habit because if you verify your post before posting it will lessen the risk of sharing a bad or incorrect information to everyone.



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jaymish3

I still act the same questions. No one is talking about or asking how you verify facts. How do you verify your facts, especially when you are writing about a technical area. What is the difference between fake news and a different opinion. According to Donald Trump anything we do not agree with is fake news. When he is criticized this is fake news. We all have to be careful before we throw this word around. In my opinion this is an attempt to curtail free speech.



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cks003

Internet can make one's article and opinion goes viral and if it contains fake news or elements that are considered inaccurate from a well known writer, then the whole reputation of the write will be at stake. Given that people can give comments freely online, gone was the era when there was only one way communication; writers gave information and readers received without question. In this information age, the comments and feedbacks from the internet can be detrimental to the writers future career.



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