Nothing everything you see online is true. Some posts or comments can mislead you into something else so irrelevant to what you were looking up. The web is full of false information, from fake photos that look 100 percent real to viral hoaxes on Instagram to biased sites.  Most of the time, bots take over. Bots are found in several social media accounts and spread out false information to mislead people.

How to authenticate your stuff? Make sure you check the handle. Usually, when reading a post or a tweet, the username usually has a verification mark next to it to authenticate it. The next thing you can also do is check for grammar errors. Most of the time fake accounts rush their posts and a lot of the time there are grammar errors. Also, you can find original posts if there is any link attached.

Do you believe everything on the internet?

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April 26, 2022 9:06 pm

Dear Juan, 
I am very interested in your post, “Do Not Believe Everything You See Online” because some people actually tend to think that everything on the internet isn’t false information. I think its interesting that many people believe false information because they simply see some fact online and they go with it without actually knowing what it is or what it means. 
One sentence you wrote that stood out to me was that “Bots are found in several social media accounts and spread out false information to mislead people.” I thought this was crazy because there are many false statements made by these bots and they are truly everywhere on the internet. Even when wanting to buy something online you get it taken away by bots. This has truly become a problem within the internet and I think it should be fixed by not letting people put random information on the internet without a credible source or so. 
Overall, thank you for your writing. I look forward to reading your next post because I like how passionate you are about false information on the internet. I would like for you to go into depth on this topic ! 

September 5, 2021 10:02 pm

Dear Juan:

I am impressed with your post, “Do Not Believe Everything You See Online” because it is one hundred percent accurate how everyone who uses the internet can be fooled by posts and comments just by the web containing false information. I think it is very interesting how bots work on the internet and how you can tell when a post is commented on by bots that have a lot of evidence of fake information.

One sentence that you wrote that caught my attention was: “Make sure you check the handle.” I believe that this sentence stands out in your post because it is the guarantee of checking a post that is filled with bots misleading people and so to figure out if bots are tricking people you have to see if the account is verified, the comment is grammarly correct, and make sure it is an original post. 

Thanks for your writing. I look forward to reading what you write next because I enjoyed your explanation of how the internet can have false information and can be spread in an instant to trick viewers and readers. I also would like to know if you’ve ever been misled by a post.


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