Are any used sources cited? If so, what type are they?
What do experts say about this?
ℹ Guidelines for using plagiarism tools. If a site publishes stolen content, we should not trust it, but on the other hand with the help of such tools we can determine where the source of the content comes from and how much it has been modified.
4. Are the photos provided legitimate?
Do a reverse image search for similar images on the web to see the first date of publication by pasting the URL of the photo into the form below:
Examine the image, see if there are unnatural proportions, colors or questionable details. With Image Verification Assistant and FotoForensis you can check if technical corrections have been applied to falsify the image and view the EXIF information of the file.
Cross reference the image with other sources that confirm its location and time. Look for numbers, signs, terrain, clothing. Identify inconsistent details.
Analyze the media context of the video in InVID Analysis. With the form below, you can extract multiple images from a video and do a reverse search on them to identify the origin.
Take a look at the account from which the video was posted and the comments below it. Check if the video has a description, other social media accounts linked to it; and if they have a difference with the metadata file using Metadata2go.
Investigate more YouTube video channels by keyword with SocialBlade and see if some related information can be found in them.
Analyze the available information, the weather, time and place of the video.
We can turn the time back in the internet using Archive.org.
7. Why was it published?
Analyze the collected information and answer the following questions:
Train your ability to recognize fake faces. Which face is real?
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