College students come up with plug-in to combat fake news

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College students come up with plug-in to combat fake news
« on: December 30, 2017, 07:32:30 AM »
A team of college students is getting attention from internet companies and Congress after developing a browser extension that alerts users to fake and biased news stories and helps guide them to more balanced coverage.

The plug-in, "Open Mind ," was developed earlier this month during a 36-hour problem-solving competition known as a hackathon at Yale University.

 https://phys.org/news/2017-12-college-students-plug-in-combat-fake.html

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