More breaking news, and another score of fake videos and Facebook Lives, attracting tens of millions of views.
The first example is this 30-second video which falsely claims to depict Hurricane Irma devastating the islands of Antigua and Barbuda in the Caribbean.
The video, which was shared on Facebook by Hendry Moya Duran, attracted more than 27 million views and more than 789,000 shares.
However, the footage he used is at least more than one year old, and it allegedly shows a tornado that hit Dolores, Uruguay, in May 2016, according to several comments on this YouTube video from that time. Read more…
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