Not everything on the internet is true.
Always check the source of information before you share it. A common method you can use to verify sources is called the CRAAP method. It helps you spot CR… bad information.
Currency: How recent is it? For example, during a crisis, you want information that’s as up-to-date as possible.
Relevance: Is it written at the right level for the audience? Is it really about the topic, or something else?
Authority: Who wrote it? Are they qualified to speak on this topic?
Accuracy: Is it true? Can you find evidence for the claims in other reputable sources?
Purpose: Why was it written? Did the author have biases you should consider?
When you come across what might be bunk science… put it through the CRAAP test.
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Just because something is on the internet, doesn’t make it true.
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