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Twitter to Start Labeling ‘Deceptively Altered’ Photos and Video

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Following hot on the heels of Instagram’s new (and at times controversial) “False Information” warning, Twitter has just announced its own policy around labeling and warning users about photos and videos that have been “deceptively altered” and manipulated. The new policy was revealed in a blog post and a tweet/video ...

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Ricoh Unveils ‘Ultra-Rugged’ WG-70 Compact Camera

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Ricoh today unveiled its latest “ultra-rugged” compact camera: the WG-70. The camera features a few usability improvements over its predecessor, the WG-60, but remains largely unchanged in terms of the design and core feature set. The Ricoh WG-70 is a fairly modest improvement over its predecessor. The two cameras use ...

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There and Back Again: Passing Photos Between Lightroom and Photoshop

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Lightroom and Photoshop are designed to work hand-in-hand, so you can easily pass photos between the two programs while you’re working with them. Photography instructor Phil Steele of Steele Training made this beginner’s 17-minute tutorial on doing “round trips” (and even “nested round trips”) with photos between Lightroom and Photoshop. ...

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Powerful New Tool Helps Journalists Identify Manipulated Photos

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The Alphabet company Jigsaw—formerly known as Google Ideas—has released a free tool called Assembler that was designed to help journalists identify manipulated imagery, no matter how sophisticated the trickery might be. Assembler was announced yesterday in a blog post, and according to Jigsaw CEO and Founder Jared Cohen, the tool ...

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