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Old 05-27-2019, 08:20 PM
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Originally Posted by shadowmyst87 View Post
From the end of that article:

About our intrepid Daily Planet reporter, however: Apparently participants who knew the subjects were less likely to be fooled, so she's not quite off the hook.
From the linked study abstract:

There was no improvement in identification performance when participants were told that the faces might be in disguise. However, people who personally knew the photographed models were often able to see through the disguises.
(Emphasis mine).

It might be relatively easy to disguise yourself from strangers, but people who know you are much less likely to be fooled.