Examining indicators of deceptive, staged videos

My experience and interest in fake/staged videos

Video from November 2020: White woman tells black jogger, “People like you don’t live here.”

An image of the tweet by Perez Hilton that brought this video to public attention.
A still of the video maker after the woman said that his “kind” doesn’t live there. There doesn’t seem to be much actual negative emotion (anger, frustration) in his facial reactions or voice, just an over-the-top depiction of shock and anger. Someone actually in a situation like this is likely to focus on the offending person, not focus so much on their own behavior.

Why care about fake, staged videos?

A common response when telling people that something they believed or shared was fake. I’ve gotten such responses from conservatives and liberals.

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