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Media Bias/Fact Check Add-On – check this before you hit share

After the election, there’s been a lot of talk about the media in America. People are questioning bias, discussing the issues with fake news sites and generally bringing to light the issues with online media today. Which is great! Not everyone is great at recognizing bias or fake news but not to worry, there’s a Chrome, and soon Firefox, add on for that. Media Bias/Fact Check Icon is the add on that lets you know if a news source is…

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Cool Web Apps & Sites June 12, 2015 posted by

Nice 2 Hack You – comb the net, win some prizes

If you’re on the internet, your information is going to be sold to someone, somewhere. It’s a fact of digital life. Since so many of the things we access are free, they have to make their money up somewhere. If it’s going to happen anyway, there’s no reason you can’t benefit as well! Nice 2 Hack You is an internet extension that uses your browser history to reward you with prizes.

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Nice 2 Hack You – comb the net, win some prizes
Free Software June 11, 2014 posted by

Check My Links – scans for broken links in your website so you don’t have to [Freeware]

Running a website may look easy, but there’s a lot of work and re-work that goes on behind the scenes (tell me about it – Ed). When you write for the web, there are countless things you have to consider before hitting that “Publish” button, and sometimes it’s the small details that gets overlooked. In the case of broken links, it’s the readers who are left struggling in the dark.

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Check My Links – scans for broken links in your website so you don’t have to [Freeware]
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TabMinder and LeechBlock stop you wasting time on websites instead of working [Daily Freeware]

Here’s the thing. I never waste time on websites when I should be working. No really. I never dawdle over Hacker News, Reddit, slouch around BBC News or click and giggle at Cracked.com. Why would I do that stuff, when work’s so very very important? I’m sure you folks never do it either, and that it’s nose down from the moment you arrive at your desk till the moment they open the cage doors at the end of the day.

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