Need data? Be sure they come from reputable sources. Here are just a few:
BE ADVISED: The Chrome extensions listed below are designed to alert you when the information you're seeing online is from a fake or questionable source. These tools can be helpful, but they should not be considered substitutes for doing your own fact-checking and critical analysis. Use with discretion.
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Don't forget to search social media for trends and hot topics being discussed. The following tools focus on searching social media and blogs: