drbubb Posted October 19, 2015 Report Share Posted October 19, 2015 Discernment: Unraveling media hoaxes - why so essential? More info at link on those tools https://theconversation.com/six-easy-ways-to-tell-if-that-viral-story-is-a-hoax-47673 Six easy ways to tell if that viral story is a hoax Outlined below are six free, simple tools that any curious news reader can use to verify digital media. Reverse image search YouTube DataViewer Jeffrey’s Exif Viewer FotoForensics WolframAlpha Online maps WHY SO IMPORTANT? EXCERPT from Post #3: I believe the whole reason we are going through this current DIFFICULT PERIOD that we are in is so that we will learn discernment. We are now far too naive and trusting, too easily manipulated (and too dangerous) Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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