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  1. fauxtography(Noun)

    Misleading presentation of images for propagandistic or otherwise ulterior purposes, involving staging, deceptive modification, and/or the addition or omission of significant context.

  2. Origin: Coined by webloggers around the time of the July 2006 Israel–Hezbollah War in Lebanon in criticism of the manipulated images of the conflict published by journalistic outlets: blend of faux and photography; compare fauxtograph. (This term is attested prior to July 2006, chiefly in use for company names, without an established meaning, and probably coined independently.)

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  1. fauxtography

    Numerous photographs and videos circulate on the Internet. Some are real. Some are fake. Some are real, but have been given false backstories.

    Submitted by anonymous on January 8, 2019


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fauxtography in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fauxtography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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