For a crash course in figuring out what is real and what isn’t online, who better to turn to than a YouTuber who has built a reputation out of debunking viral videos and showing what techniques they have used. While you could go frame by frame to see the tricks, the more useful conclusion from this piece is that the first step is to question whether something is actually real. In a world filled with fake content, this simple habit of skepticism first is a powerful lesson that we should all heed.
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