Bustle: How To Tell If Your Solar Eclipse Glasses Are Safe, Because There Are Tons Of Fakes Floating Around. “Solar eclipse excitement is sweeping the nation. If you plan to watch, you’ve likely loaded your phone with eclipse apps, started following eclipse-related social media accounts, bookmarked your live stream pages, and bought your eclipse glasses. But, how can you tell if your solar eclipse glasses are safe? There are tons of phony solar eclipse glasses out there, and if your glasses aren’t the real deal you could seriously damage your eyes during this Aug. 21 celestial event.” I swear this is my last 2017 eclipse link. Please be good to your eyes.