There’s an unfortunate downside to the rapid, viral dissemination of information on the Internet. Real, helpful information can spread like wildfire, but so can complete BS.
5.10.11 | Internet
Marci Sischo, Webmaster
Lifehacker recently wrote a great how-to for identifying urban legends and rampant BS on the Internet. The article is a great little starter kit for fact-checking online. I’d like to offer a few more tips, links, and words of advice when it comes to this subject.