Everyone's talking about Microsoft's Edge getting a fake-news tool, but Chrome's had it for ages

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We Pixelbook users can live on what I call the “Super Internet,” which is faster, more secure, more powerful, more money saving and generally more better than the internet everybody else uses.

Case in point: Whenever I get Google Search results on the “Super Internet,” news sources are ranked on a five point scale based on reliability (based on how unlikely or likely they are to publish fake news).

When I’m reading a news story, it’s ranked with a colored badge in the upper right corner of my browser as well.

And when I’m on Twitter, the badge shows up on Tweets that link to sources of information.

This comes courtesy of a Chrome browser extension from a third-party, anti-disinformation tool called "NewsGuard." (NewsGuard is run by entrepreneurial journalist Steven Brill and former Wall Street Journal publisher, Gordon Crovitz, who are co-CEOs.)

What people are talking about Edgewise is that Microsoft’s Defending Democracy program integrates NewsGuard, a capability that’s old news for Chrome extension enthusiasts.