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Learn how a reverse image search can help debunk moon landing conspiracy theories in this NLP TikTok video. This video can also be viewed on Instagram.

Alexa Volland, senior manager of multimedia content at the News Literacy Project, with a starry night sky in the background and an image of astronauts without helmets. Text beneath the image falsely claims, “Astronauts remove their helmets for a photo while on the moon landing.”
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