How to Spot Fake News on Social Media Feeds

Follow this checklist to determine if the articles you’re reading online are legitimate.

Don’t fall for fake news stories on illegitimate websites and disreputable sources. You’re the first line of defense when it comes to stopping the spread of false or misleading news articles. Online security expert Christine Durst recommends verifying site addresses (also known as URLs, the abbreviation for uniform resource locators), checking the grammar in articles and reports, and corroborating facts with other sources to identify if the content you’re reading or watching is a credible news source. Refer to the following checklist to recognize fake news more quickly and easily.


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This Small Device Can Help Give Independence Back to People With Visual Impairment

Get help with the things that became difficult without full sight.

Do you or a loved one experience visual impairment? Whether it's because of blindspots, blurred vision, tunnel vision or night blindness, there's a new tool that can help you do the things that become difficult without full sight. The OrCam MyEye is a small voice-activated device that can attach to your glasses and read aloud text from a book, screen or other surface. It can even recognize faces, money, barcodes and colors. It does this all in real-time and offline. Watch the video below to see how the OrCam MyEye works and why some people say it gave them independence back.