In a time when the so-called Fake News were never so high, it is sometimes difficult for users to discern what is true or not everything that is passed on the Internet, whether through social networks, messengers or even on websites.
The companies linked to the technological environment are investing more and more to avoid the spread of false news, however, even so, many of them end up being propagated with unbelievable speed.
The user, before passing on any information, needs to make sure that it is really true, only then will the content be stabilized and not be passed on as authentic. In addition, on social media it is possible to report content that is not true, so that it can be analyzed and when the false information is proven, appropriate measures are taken.
But, to help users not become Fake News repeaters, some sites can help find out if the information that is circulating is true or not. Below, some sites that can be visited before passing on dubious news.
Truco (Public Agency)
The Truco belongs to the Public Agency and aims to check the veracities of the news published in the media. The initiative is not for profit, and focuses on the defense of human rights.
Fact-Checking (Lupa Agency)
The website is mainly aimed at covering the news circulating about the 2018 government and presidential elections.
Fact or Fake (Globo)
The website is an initiative of the Globo Group to check content that creates suspicion. The verification is carried out jointly by journalists from CBN, at the time, Extra, G1, TV Globo, GloboNews, Jornal O Globo and Valor Econômico.
The website was developed by journalist Edgard Matsuki in 2013. The intention is to check news that circulates on the web.
One of the best known and oldest information checking services is E-farces, which was launched in 2001. The portal says that the initiative came "with the intention of using the internet itself to demystify the stories that circulate in it". investigated by Systems Analyst Gilmar Lopes.