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Did your Facebook feed pop up with an article on a factory farm of pigs intended for human transplant harvesting?
Did one of your friends breathlessly tell you that there's a new spider that's going to kill us all?
You might have heard any or all of these stories, but there's one thread connecting all of them: they're not true.
The ability to tell accurate news from misinformation is an important skill that you'll use for the rest of your life. This guide will give you valuable insight in telling fact from fiction online.
For even more details on how to fact-check, go to the How to Check a Claim page in this guide.
From a guide by Indiana University East Campus Library. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.