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How to Tweet Responsibly During a Breaking-News Event

How to Tweet Responsibly During a Breaking-News Event | Fakes | Scoop.it
Yes, people put out false information and tweet incorrect things during major news events. There are ways to avoid being one of them.
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Tweeting fake news in a crisis -- illegal or just immoral?

Tweeting fake news in a crisis -- illegal or just immoral? | Fakes | Scoop.it
A New York man who used Twitter to send fake news reports during Hurricane Sandy is one of the city's biggest jerks. But should he also face criminal charges?
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Faking Felix a twitter lesson

A quick lesson in verification. A major news event attracts the spammers. Always check your facts before retweeting.
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Caution: That Hurricane Sandy Photo May Not Be Real

Caution: That Hurricane Sandy Photo May Not Be Real | Fakes | Scoop.it
Quick quiz: Was this photo of U.S. soldiers guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington, D.C., taken Monday as Hurricane Sandy bore down on the East Coast?
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Emergency information response is a public service we can coordinate through real-time verification | Poynter.

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Twitter as (Limited) Truth Machine At 7:15pm EST,...

Twitter as (Limited) Truth Machine At 7:15pm EST,... | Fakes | Scoop.it
Twitter as (Limited) Truth Machine At 7:15pm EST, DJ and former ‘Good Charlotte’ member Josh Madden tweeted a warning to New Yorkers: “ WARNING: in Williamsburg people posing as Con Edison workers and...
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Is Twitter Wrong?

Is Twitter Wrong? | Fakes | Scoop.it
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Amazing picture of hurricane #Sandy decending in New York twitter.com/J7mster/status…

— JAMSTER(@J7mster) October 29, 2012




Hurricane Sandy approaching New York.
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8 must-reads detail how to verify information in real-time, from social media, users | Poynter.

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Hurricane Sandy and Twitter as a self-cleaning oven for news

Hurricane Sandy and Twitter as a self-cleaning oven for news | Fakes | Scoop.it
Critics of social media like to focus on how much fake news gets circulated during events like Hurricane Sandy, but Twitter and other services are also quick to correct those kinds of reports, and have become part of an expanding ecosystem of...
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