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Fact Check that Viral Photo in Two Clicks

Postby Bootstrap » Wed Aug 30, 2017 12:38 pm

Fact-Check That Viral Image in Two Clicks

Major news events like Hurricane Harvey produce thousands of photos, and thousands more tweets and Facebook posts of fake, outdated or out-of-context photos. This time the big winner is a photoshop of a shark on the freeway, which pops up during every major hurricane.

Before you join the 68,000+ people who retweeted that fake photo, just spend two clicks fact-checking it. In Chrome, right-click the image, then click “Search Google for Image.” And boom, you see if there’s a source or ten blog posts debunking it. BuzzFeed reporter Jane Lytvynenko breaks it down into baby steps:


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Re: Fact Check that Viral Photo in Two Clicks

Postby ohio jones » Wed Aug 30, 2017 1:23 pm

...or this one, which isn't even Houston (or real) but gets Harveyized anyway:

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Re: Fact Check that Viral Photo in Two Clicks

Postby mike » Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:27 pm

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Re: Fact Check that Viral Photo in Two Clicks

Postby ken_sylvania » Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:39 pm

mike wrote:Image

Mike, are you spreading fake photos???? :roll:
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Re: Fact Check that Viral Photo in Two Clicks

Postby Bootstrap » Wed Aug 30, 2017 4:58 pm

ken_sylvania wrote:Mike, are you spreading fake photos???? :roll:


That looks like it was photoshopped from the real guaranteed authentic photo in the original post.
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Re: Fact Check that Viral Photo in Two Clicks

Postby Josh » Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:49 am

ohio jones wrote:...or this one, which isn't even Houston (or real) but gets Harveyized anyway:

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Are those seaplanes?
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Re: Fact Check that Viral Photo in Two Clicks

Postby RZehr » Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:52 pm

Josh wrote:
ohio jones wrote:...or this one, which isn't even Houston (or real) but gets Harveyized anyway:

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Are those seaplanes?


Aerial submarines?
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Re: Fact Check that Viral Photo in Two Clicks

Postby ohio jones » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:36 pm

Josh wrote:Are those seaplanes?

It's a simulation of what you would sea at LGA if the ocean levels suddenly rose 20 feet or so and the planes Didn't Expeditiously Leave The Airport.
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Re: Fact Check that Viral Photo in Two Clicks

Postby Josh » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:28 am

ohio jones wrote:
Josh wrote:Are those seaplanes?

It's a simulation of what you would sea at LGA if the ocean levels suddenly rose 20 feet or so and the planes Didn't Expeditiously Leave The Airport.


Putting the "Marine" in "Marine Air Terminal".
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Re: Fact Check that Viral Photo in Two Clicks

Postby silentreader » Sat Sep 02, 2017 2:50 pm

ohio jones wrote:
Josh wrote:Are those seaplanes?

It's a simulation of what you would sea at LGA if the ocean levels suddenly rose 20 feet or so and the planes Didn't Expeditiously Leave The Airport.


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