AFP: Arma 3 video game footage fuels misinformation about Russia-Ukraine war

AFP: Arma 3 video game footage fuels misinformation about Russia-Ukraine war. “Footage from the war-themed Arma 3 video game, often marked ‘live’ or ‘breaking news’ to make it appear genuine, has been used repeatedly in recent months in fake videos about the Russian offensive in Ukraine. The frequency and ease with which gaming footage is mistaken as real, even by some media broadcasters, and shared as authentic news on social media highlight what researchers call its serious potential to spread misinformation.”

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