Can you believe what a group of women wore to a Trump rally in North Carolina back in July 2019? In fact no, you can’t.
From a technical standpoint, it’s harder. But the problem may run deeper.
FaceBook has established stricter regulations for political advertisements in Singapore in order to combat one of the most widespread epidemics of the 21st century: the spread of misinformation.
Yes, that’s how we survived before the web. But there’s more to say about it than just that.
Specifically enough to show the source has credibility without being so specific that the source is inadvertently identified.
Much like on the schoolyard, there are no “take-backs.”
Take a breath and follow such accusations over time. They usually turn out to be false.
Not if it’s done right. Selecting only a phrase or even a single word from what a source said to use in a verbatim quote doesn’t mean the reporter is fundamentally misrepresenting what the source said.
The short answer is no, but it’s more complicated than that.
Seeing is no longer believing as deepfakes swarm the internet.