People are really bad at spotting fake photos, study finds ...


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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