A free online tool for seeing the data on when and where a photo was taken
Tool of the week for journalists: Jeffrey’s Exif Viewer
What is it? Helps in the verification of photos as it displays date, time and location data for the photo.
How is it of use to journalists? How do we as journalists know if an image sent to a newsdesk or shared on social media is what it purports to be?
Take this image shared during Hurricane Sandy, which turned out to be created using a photo taken in Nebraska in 2004.