Politifact: Fake news sites and how clickbait ads make money for fake news sites

Posted at 1:59 PM, Nov 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-11-23 13:59:45-05

In this era of fake news, some things you come across online may in fact be untrue, or they may just be satirical. 

Even if a site isn't fake, if it's simply posting stories for humor, chances are it's on Politifact's radar and may have even made its list of fake news sites.

Essentially, these sites are click bait - each click to read the latest headline is what brings in the money.

Visit Politifact's website for it's list of fake news sites and how to see how clickbait ads make money for fake news sites. 

Check out Politifact's full report on fake news sites.