What are Deep Fakes? Artificial Intelligence - AI - meets real videos or photos - for a changed version of what started out as real.
Here is Amy Adams on the left . . . and Nicolas Cage?!, on the right
They said or did WHAT?? If something seems too bizarre to be real, it may not be real just because your eyes say it is.
Deepfakes are not difficult to make, as explained by How-To Geek
Other tricks are more subtle; for example, stories designed to fool us just enough. This article from Wired explains why we fall for it.
Let the info above help you to figure out what is real, and what is not! For all of the basic info on questions to ask as you seek the truth in the online digital news landscape, go here.