Is What You See Really What You Get? - Explore visual misinformation

1 minute read | First published: June 16, 2023
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Photos and videos could be altered using complicated software and highly technical skills, but actually, visual misinformation can be very simple to create. For example, putting an inaccurate caption on a photo or cropping a person or landmark out of a photo to alter the context are common yet easy ways that disinformation is created.And as you’ve seen on the news, misinformation can lead to negative consequences including causing confusion during a pandemic, putting people’s lives at risk, and influencing the results of an election.

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