It’s very, very easy to accidentally spread misinformation on social media, especially when it comes to natural disasters — as shown by this oft-blogged image from a Brunei storm. Here are some pictures to watch out for in Sandy coverage.
Updating as new photographs surface throughout the day, keep adding more in the comments!
*Corrected an earlier version that mistakenly attributed the first item to Hurricane Isabel. Thanks to Alex Ogle for the catch.
*Corrected an earlier version that incorrectly listed German not French. Thanks Alexj19.
*For some background on #2, check out this image. It only takes a few people to make a picture go viral, and then it’s out of the original poster’s hands!
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