Hurricane Florence fake storm photos on social media

As Hurricane Florence barrels towards the east coast Thursday, it’s important to remind social media users of a good rule of thumb: If you see a photo that defies common sense, take a minute to investigate before sharing.

Natural disasters bring all sorts of shenanigans to the interwebs: Sharks swimming next to cars. A full fleet of airplanes underwater. Crocodiles knocking on front doors. None of these are real.

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