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Fake News: Frauds and Fakes on the Internet

There are many hoaxes on the Internet Here are some web sites which appear to be real, but are not. There is also a page with information on checking out sites, and criteria for evaluating web sites.


Librarians: please unlink or nofollow sites you don’t want to lend your authority to.

Jessamyn West at notes that the way some libraries link to hate sites will actually help make them appear higher on results lists of search engines.

Here is a link to the full article which includes instructions for making sure your link to a hate site will not help their position in search results.