Global Investigative Journalism Network: Simple Tips for Verifying if a Tweet Screenshot Is Real or Fake

Global Investigative Journalism Network: Simple Tips for Verifying if a Tweet Screenshot Is Real or Fake. “Sharing screenshots of tweets is a common way of sharing information on Twitter. But unlike a quote tweet, in which the actual tweet posted by an account is accessible, screenshots rely on audiences trusting that the post seen in the screenshot is real. Unfortunately, as we know far too well, that’s not how the internet works. Screenshots of tweets can easily be faked using simple tricks and used to mislead audiences for a variety of purposes.”

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