Detecting Fake News, Fake Reviews, Fake Accounts, Fake Pictures


A while back, I was reading an article posted on Facebook, about Clovis people found alive and well living in Florida, with a picture featuring tribesmen (see below.) The quality of the picture was poor, and the URL was very suspicious:, as to make it appear that it was from It turned out that the picture (and thus the whole story) was fake: these people are real people living in Peru, see here for a Youtube video about them.