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How to Evaluate Information Sources: Fake News Poll

Viewers will learn which criteria to use to evaluate resources

Mozart vs. Beyonce

Mozart outsold Beyonce in CDs in 2016

Is this information true?
Yes: 139 votes (20.97%)
No: 448 votes (67.57%)
Not sure: 76 votes (11.46%)
Total Votes: 663

Michael J Fox

Back to the Future IV' confirmed by Michael J. Fox

Is this information true?
Yes: 111 votes (21.72%)
No: 309 votes (60.47%)
Not sure: 91 votes (17.81%)
Total Votes: 511

Child Smoking Cigarette at Soccer Game

A child was spotted at a soccer game smoking a cigarette

 

Is this information true?
Yes: 107 votes (49.31%)
No: 90 votes (41.47%)
Not sure: 20 votes (9.22%)
Total Votes: 217

Man Catches Cellphone on Roller Coaster

Man catches cellphone in mid-air on roller coaster

Is this information true?
Yes: 143 votes (73.71%)
No: 36 votes (18.56%)
Not sure: 15 votes (7.73%)
Total Votes: 194

Costco Coupon

Costco is giving away $75 coupon

Is this information true?
Yes: 111 votes (21.72%)
No: 309 votes (60.47%)
Not sure: 91 votes (17.81%)
Total Votes: 511

Spotted Zebra

Zebra Born with Spots Instead of Stripes

 

Is this information true?
Yes: 87 votes (22.19%)
No: 220 votes (56.12%)
Not sure: 85 votes (21.68%)
Total Votes: 392

Renting Textbooks on Amazon

Amazon allows U.S. customers to rent certain textbooks for a fee

Is this information true?
Yes: 161 votes (68.51%)
No: 42 votes (17.87%)
Not sure: 32 votes (13.62%)
Total Votes: 235

Boy Has Over 500 Teeth Removed

Indian boy has over 500 tooth-like structures removed

Is this information true?
Yes: 94 votes (43.32%)
No: 91 votes (41.94%)
Not sure: 32 votes (14.75%)
Total Votes: 217

Apple Notifies Users Over Suspicious Activity

Apple notifies users over suspicious activity on their accounts

Is this information true?
Yes: 129 votes (74.14%)
No: 31 votes (17.82%)
Not sure: 14 votes (8.05%)
Total Votes: 174

Woman Pecked to Death by Rooster

An Australian woman was pecked to death by her rooster

Is this information true?
Yes: 84 votes (42%)
No: 88 votes (44%)
Not sure: 28 votes (14%)
Total Votes: 200

Martian Life

Former NASA Scientist Says Life Found on Mars in 1970s

Is this information true?
Yes: 139 votes (20.97%)
No: 448 votes (67.57%)
Not sure: 76 votes (11.46%)
Total Votes: 663

FBI Warning on SmartTVs

FBI Warns That Smart TVs May Spy on You

Is this information true?
Yes: 87 votes (22.08%)
No: 222 votes (56.35%)
Not sure: 85 votes (21.57%)
Total Votes: 394

Australian Fires Photo

Photo of Australian Fires Taken By International Space Station

Is this information true?
Yes: 86 votes (21.72%)
No: 225 votes (56.82%)
Not sure: 85 votes (21.46%)
Total Votes: 396

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