This extension classify articles on a news websites: fake or real. It's main goal is to stop the spread of misinformation online.
We live in a world where every person is connected to the rest of humanity thanks to the internet. The amount of news is bigger than it has ever been in the history and information is one of the most important resources shaping our current world, accelerating grow, and helping people in need. Unfortunately, there is a spike in a so-called fake news all around the world. Because of that we could and still can see the effects of spreading fake news and that many people are unable to distinguish what is true anymore. After 2016 US president election it became very loud about fake news. The problem of misinformation online was noticed to be much bigger than previously believed and false articles could bring changes and shape a real world. Fake News Classifier is a tool that can help users fight fake news. User can now check any article on news providing websites and receive an answer whether it is true or not. It is important to remember that this application is only a helpful tool and does not provide definitive answers. If in any doubt more reading around given issue is recommended as knowledge is the best strategy to deal with fake news.