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ENGL 102 - English Composition II - Schmidt

Deepfakes: Is This Video Even Real?

Confusion Caused by Fake News

Us Opinion on the Confusion caused by made-up news

US Opinion on Confusion Caused by Made-Up News and Information, March 2019
  • Made-up news and information: 67% causes a great deal of confusion, 24% causes some confusion, 8% doesn't cause much or no confusion
  • Video/images that are altered or made up: 63% causes a great deal of confusion, 27% causes some confusion, 10% doesn't cause much or no confusion.
  • Breaking information that is not checked: 52% causes a great deal of confusion, 37% causes some confusion, 10% doesn't cause much or no confusion
  • Factual information that is one-sided: 48% causes a great deal of confusion, 41% causes some confusion, 11% doesn't cause much or no confusion
  • Satire about an issue or event: 24% causes a great deal of confusion, 48% causes some confusion, 27% doesn't cause much or no confusion