This LibGuide was created by Ann Grandmaison and Susan Leonardi, Reference Librarians, Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill and Lawrence MA, used with permission of the original authors, and adapted for Pierce College.
Nearly all of us have been taken in by a video that was later found to have been doctored or faked. Click below to see some of the most famous faked videos that fooled millions:
These Viral Videos Were Fake?!
Some tips to help you tell if a video is fake:
The Physics of Fake Videos
Tracker: The Free Video Analysis Tool
How to Verify a YouTube Video
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In a Huffington Post story entitled How to Recognize a Fake News Story dated Nov. 22, 2016, the author (Nick Robins-Early) lists nine things to look for: