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7 Ways We Could Tell That AP Tweet was a Fake

Here’s an interesting diagnosis that the hijacked AP tweet that caused the mess in the stock markets this week contained 7 different clues that it was fake … might be interesting for information literacy and critical thinking purposes.

7 Ways We Could Tell That AP Tweet was a Fake

Read the full text here:  http://mentalfloss.com/article/50275/7-ways-we-could-tell-ap-tweet-was-fake#ixzz2RQGTDTyX
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1. A lack of All Caps

2. An Errant Capital

3. Clause Issues

4. “Barack Obama” isn’t AP Style

5. That missing period

6. It came from the web
7. Says Who?

Check out the link for more …

Stephen

Posted on: April 24, 2013, 7:30 pm Category: Uncategorized