4. Al-Taibi tried to fight the misinformation around the photo on his Twitter and Instagram but it’s still going strong under the fake caption as of Friday morning.
5. The original meaning behind the photo was a somewhat satirical statement on how children might feel like their parents are more affectionate in death than in life. Al-Taibi works on pieces about domestic violence often.
6. “It’s absurd how people can easily be manipulated without going back to the source and the facts,” Al-Atibi told beirut.com about how easily the photo went viral under the wrong caption.
(h/t Chris Kingdon)
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