Web Activity: Misinformation

Telltale Tip-Offs

Click the link to learn skills you can use to help verify photographs.

Response Question: 
  1. Watch the video. Explain how they used the internet to help figure out what this photo shows.

Use the rest of the article to answer the rest of the questions:

  1. If you spotted a phone number on a sign in a photo, how could that help you?
  2. Open a new tab and look up "geolocation." What is it?
  3. Why would searching for info about a vehicle’s license plate not be a reliable method of verification when there’s only one vehicle in the photo?
  4. Think of one useful kind of clue you might find in a photo that was not specifically mentioned in the article.
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