B.S. Detector Alternatives

    B.S. Detector is described as 'browser extension that warns users about unreliable news sources. It basically searches all links on a given webpage for references to unreliable sources, checking against a manually compiled list of domains'. There are three alternatives to B.S. Detector for Google Chrome, Linux, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Fake News Monitor, which is free. Other great apps like B.S. Detector are StB (Free, Open Source) and FiB (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 3, 2016

      • FreeProprietary
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      • Google Chrome
      Get notified when you visit a website with news that is likely fake. Fake News Monitor provides an easy way to report fake news along with a Chrome extension to notify you of fake news when browsing.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      Chrome browser extension to block websites that publish fake news.


      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Google Chrome
      The FiB Chrome extension analyzes your Facebook feed for a url, picture, and text's validity. It was built by four students as part of Princeton University's hackathon, with the challenge to solve Facebook's problem with fake news.
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