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TweetCred rates the credibility of tweets

On April Fool's Day you can't believe anything you read on the Internet. And on the other 364 days of the year you still have to use reason and common sense to avoid falling for or even spreading online rumors. Misinformation can be particularly damaging during natural disasters or other social crises if it impedes or misleads emergency response. Journalists also have to be wary of retweeting or reposting unverified information. Wouldn't it be nice if there were a way of gauging how credible a tweet may be?

TweetCred is a Chrome Extension that rates tweets on a credibility scale of one to seven.

 

The full article by Jessica McKenzie on The TechPresident