College students come up with plug-in to combat fake news

“So let’s say there is an article that is very pro-Trump on a topic,” said An. “We would then try to give you something more left of centre. We can go out and find for you that alternative article.”

  • Drunk by Noon ✓

    “The two Yale students plan to create a research project using the extension, tracking the browsing history of volunteers to try and determine if the plug-in actually changes browsing habits.”

    “The solution is not to just tell people if something is fake or not,” said Cui. “The solution is to develop a kind of a news auto-immune system.”

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      I read the random garbage generator called the mainstream media for most of my life.
      I can recognize fake news.

  • Mark Matis

    Remember that THIS is exactly what one should expect from Yale graduates when one is hiring. These are not the only two so tainted from that institution of “higher” education.

    • dance…dancetotheradio

      They don’t know how to iron their shirts.

      • Mark Matis

        Well of course not! Ironed shirts be rasicts, man.

  • shasta

    ““We would then try to give you something more left of centre.”

    How to prevent the indoctrinated from straying off party line.

  • DMB

    There already is software that directs users to left wing articles and it is called Google.

  • Dana Garcia

    Diverse college students will detect #FakeNews ??

    That demographic is unclear on the concept.

  • Adam

    These guys are just trying to virtue signal their way to jobs at GoogTwitFace.

    • Jaedo Drax

      Seems you have 1 too many g’s in that company name.

  • dukestreet

    I’l choose what I read myself thanks. I can manage to get through it without help from indoctrinated students. I am sure I have more experience reasoning the truth.

  • J. C.

    The only app from these two I’d use is one to vote in favour of sending them back to Buttfukistan!

  • Felicia Scott

    Two obvious reasons why a US college “education” is the road to failure.