Hoaxy

☀☀☀ There is no reason to be fooled anymore by fake news. Hoaxy, an online platform in beta designed by Indiana University, takes the hassle out of fact-checking. With a simple search, a user can get a list of claims and fact-checks about a topic of interest, and a graph illustrating how misinformation is spread. DigitalTrends went more in-depth into how the website tracks Twitter posts to plot the spread of fake news. The website seems a tad overwhelming, but the benefits for journalists and news consumers are enough to keep them coming back. — Cole Feinbloom

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