Things get a little squirrelly from the credibility standpoint when you see something posted as authoritative on the internet. Buzz Kill- Everything posted on the internet is not factual, regardless of how many links may point to it. How do you really know if it is true? Accurate?
How do I find Credible Data Sources?
Reality is, never present data that you cannot vouch for its authenticity. Click Here to look at some examples of social media posts that were inaccurate. The United States Government even felt it necessary to have a law regarding this. While this certainly does not stop people from making outrageous claims, you can do a little research for yourself before you present data. Go to the source!
Listed below are some of my favorite credible data sources.
Dig Deep. Dig Often.
These data sources are also very useful when creating Infographics.
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