Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education


It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the
participants in our recent research did, these two images and see
whether you think neither, either or both of them has been
doctored. You might have based your assessment of the images on the
visual information alone, or perhaps factored in your evaluation of
how reputable the source is, or the number of people who liked and
shared the images. My collaborators and I recently studied how
people evaluate the credibility of images that accompany online
stories and what elements figure into that evaluation. We
found…


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Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education