Fake photos of escalation posted on Twitter

14.03.2012                      20.Adar. 5772

Politik:

Fake photos of escalation posted on Twitter

UN official alleged to have knowingly circulating outdated images; pro-Israel posters also accused of misdeeds.

Within hours of witnessing an escalation in violence between Israelis and Palestinians in the South this past weekend, the twitterverse and blogosphere were suddenly flooded with images accusingly depicting the damage caused by one side against the other.
However, as the battle between the two sides played out on the ground, a similar battle played out online with pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli activists quickly managing to discredit each other by uncovering fake, doctored or simply old photos and videos taken from previous conflicts or events….