MICHAEL ZHANG, PETAPIXEL:
The Internet is filled with fake photographs, and some have even won contests run by the likes of Nikon. And here’s why: people are generally very bad at detecting when a photo has been faked.
A newly published study by researchers at the University of Warwick in England has found that people were only able to spot fake photos among real ones 60% of the time. What’s more, those who correctly identified fake photos could only point out what was faked 45% of the time.
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