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By France 24
21 May 2018 | 11:31 am
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Ancient Antarctica or Artificial Intelligence? A new trend in the spread of fake news is the use of AI software to generate photos or videos from scratch: our team took a closer look at claims that black-and-white snapshots from the beginning of the century proves the existence of a "lost civilization" in the Antarctic. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl. ANTARCTICA 'FAKE NEWS' HISTORY
Ancient Antarctica or artificial intelligence? A new trend in the spread of fake news is the use of AI software to generate photos or videos from scratch. Our team took a closer look at claims that black-and-white snapshots from the beginning of the century prove the existence of a "lost civilisation" in the Antarctic. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
Germany recently said it will supply 14 Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. Soon after that, videos surfaced online purporting to show the tanks already en route to the embattled country.
Some social media users and media publications are using photos from a 2022 blast that claim to show the aftermath of the suicide bombing that killed at least 100 people in a mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan on Monday. We tell you where these photos are really from in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Los Angeles County has agreed to pay nearly $29 million to Kobe Bryant’s widow Vanessa Bryant. Bryant sued Los Angeles County after some of its employees shared photos of the crash that killed her husband and daughter. Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna died along with seven others when their aircraft crashed in the LA area in 2020.
Videos purporting to show the Ukrainian army making or using chemical weapons keep surfacing on pro-Russian accounts. We debunk two of them in this edition of Truth or Fake.
We analyse two videos sent to us claiming to show attacks on sub-Saharan Africans in Tunisia, just weeks after President Kais Saied's remarks that caused a wave of racist anti-Black violence across the country. Take a look in this edition of Truth or Fake with Vedika Bahl.
Viral videos on social media claim to show law enforcement officials in France lowering their helmet, allegedly in sign of support of pension reform demonstrators. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
Two Dutch personalities have clashed over two versions of a picture, one showing a green and pleasant field in the Netherlands. The other shows the same field but yellowed, allegedly from being sprayed with glyphosate, a weedkiller whose use is controversial because of the health risks it may pose. Journalist Marieke Kuypers helps us decipher which photo, if either, is real.
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