Can you spot the deceptive post? The NYT gives you a pop quiz on Facebook fakers.

Spotting fake stories, parody Twitter accounts and other similar landmines out there can be tough. In previous posts, we gave you a look at a fake news quiz and some examples of Twitter trolls that led to some awkward media moments. To help you with deceptive social media posts, consider this great interactive graphic from the New York Times that will help you test your BS detector.

The Times developed this piece that both gives you the posts to examine and then explains why you were right or wrong. In addition, the authors outline the history of the people behind the posts and what has happened to them.

Click here and give it a try.

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