It can be difficult to inform whether an image is genuine. Think about, as the individuals in our current research study did, these 2 images and see whether you believe neither, either or both of them has actually been doctored. You may have based your evaluation of the images on the visual details alone, or possibly factored in your assessment of how credible the source is, or the variety of individuals who liked and shared the images. My partners and I just recently studied how individuals assess the reliability of images that accompany online stories and what aspects figure into that assessment. We discovered …

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