Your guide to spotting 'fake news' about Harvey (hint: there's no shark...

Your guide to spotting 'fake news' about Harvey (hint: there's no shark on the highway)

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There are some truly astonishing photos coming out of the flooding in Houston. But there are also some astonishingly fake ones.

In general, it’s a good idea to take any particularly jaw-dropping image you see with a grain of salt. If you see items such as “Barack Obama serving meals Houston” or “Joel Osteen luxury yacht,” you might want to do a quick Google search before sharing. When stories come from unfamiliar sites, Google the name and check the site’s About page to make sure they aren’t trying to fool you on purpose.

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