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News: Fact or Fiction?

How to Spot a Fake Twitter Post: Check the account history of the source. Two red flags are: the number of posts and how long the account has been active. If it claims to be a well know source (like CNN or CBS) and only has a few posts in its history that is a clue.

Reverse Image Lookup - found an image that is too good to be true? Use these tools to check for digital alterations.

Nearly all of us have been taken in by a video that was later found to have been doctored or faked. See some of the most famous faked videos here.

Tips to help you tell if a video is fake:

Thank you to Ann Grandmaison and Susan Leonardi, Librarians at Northern Essex Community College for sharing their Fake vs Real Guide.

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