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Misinformation, Disinformation & Fake News

This guide will help you understand misinformation using useful checklists, fact-checking tools, library resources, and other sources.

What are Deep Fakes?

A tactic that complicates the fake news issue even further is the creation of "deep fakes." This is the use of motion capture and emerging video technology to create very realistic simulations of real people saying or doing bogus things. Deep fakes can be virtually impossible to spot by sight alone.