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Evaluating Online Information

This guide will provide opportunities for viewers to work through the various techniques and steps of evaluating online information such as things found on websites and social media.

Clickbait: What is it?

Merriam-Webster defines clickbait as " something (such as a headline) designed to make readers want to click on a hyperlink especially when the link leads to content of dubious value or interest".

Merriam-Webster. (n.d.). Clickbait. In dictionary. Retrieved July 20, 2020, from

Watch this short video to learn how to avoid clickbait.