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Faculty: Fake News and Information Literacy: Fake Videos and Images

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Videos

Through the advancements of technology and video editing software, determining real from fake videos can be difficult. Almost all of us have been fooled by videos that are fake, below are some of the most famous fake videos:

These Viral Videos Were Fake?!

Here are some tips to help you identify whether a s video is real or fake.

The Physics of Fake Videos

Tracker: The Free Video Analysis Tool

How to Verify a YouTube Video

Images

Images are not excluded from fake news. There are many fake images that are created and shared. Some are are entirely fake while other are real videos edited or altered through the use of Photoshop. See the link below for some fake images that went viral.

Viral images that were totally fake.