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The Observers’ guide to verifying photos and videos on social media networks

The Observers’ guide to verifying photos and videos on social media networks

http://observers.france24.com/en/20151110-observers-guide-verifying-photos-videos-social-media-networks

Another information literacy skill:

“Fake information online, be it on the topic of migrants or war in Syria – or, in fact, pretty much any story that’s in the news, is an increasingly common phenomenon. Social media networks in particular are inundated with photos and videos that are either doctored or taken out of context. But although media outlets can’t always be on the ground to verify every photo that comes their way, there are dozens of tools and techniques to help you cross-check images and avoid falling for the fakes.

 

For examples follow the link.

Stephen

Posted on: November 22, 2015, 6:55 am Category: Uncategorized