Fake news. Fake social profiles. Fake photos and videos. Take these free online tests to see if you can spot the fakes, and learn how to detect the internet’s attempts to hoodwink you. It’s getting harder and harder to trust anything you see on the internet. It seems like so much of it is full
Every website needs to find a way to keep visitors and regular readers interested. One option is to provide live information that they can use. Not all data will be relevant, of course, but if its financial facts and the latest movements in the markets your readers need, marketstack API can help. It’s a free
After months in lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, states around the US are opening back up. However, as they do so, it’s tricky to know which businesses are open. And if they are open, what precautions they’re taking to keep everyone safe from coronavirus. In an effort to help businesses get that information out
In times of crisis, misinformation and disinformation take advantage of panic—something we’re seeing with the sheer amount of fake news around the coronavirus pandemic. But with a medical crisis like this, false information can prove deadly. Considering that there’s so much unreliable information on the virus and its resulting disease, how do you know what
Google has launched a website dedicated to COVID-19. It contains a wealth of information and resources all about the illness, giving everyone a one-stop shop to visit when they want to learn more about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. With COVID-19 spreading around the world, controlling the flow of information about the illness is a challenge.
Programs that read information from websites, or web crawlers, have all kinds of useful applications. You can scrape for stock information, sports scores, text from a Twitter account, or pull prices from shopping websites. Writing these web crawling programs is easier than you might think. Python has a great library for writing scripts that extract