Students Create Browser Extension to Help Counter Fake News

The students developed the plug-in, called "Open Mind," during a hackathon

A group of students has reportedly come up with a browser extension that can help combat fake news.

The students developed the plug-in, called “Open Mind,” during a 36-hour hackathon at Yale University.

It works by notifying people when they come across fake and biased news stories, The Associated Press reported.

The four-person team that developed the plug-in won the competition from Yale’s Poynter Fellowship in Journalism.

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