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Unit 4: Learning date and time stamps

Our fourth unit teaches you how to investigate date and time stamps. You’ll learn how to read time stamps on the different social networks, and the challenges of trying to find out when a photo or video was actually captured versus when they were uploaded. See FAQs about the course here.

Instructor Claire Wardle
Claire Wardle is the executive director of First Draft and is a co-founder of one of First Draft’s founding partners, Eyewitness Media Hub. She holds a PhD in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania and has taught verification in universities and newsrooms around the world. Here, Claire explains how her interest in verification began and what keeps this field exciting.