Most journalists use the internet to find information, connect with sources or browse news content. But how can you be sure the website you are looking at, or that Twitter account you follow, are real?

To avoid using and spreading mis- and disinformation, check out these eight tools to verify validity of your sources and facts found online.

"According to News Co/Lab research, more than one-third of people surveyed could not identify a fake headline,” wrote author Molly Stellino.

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