Posts Tagged ‘viralphoto’

Twitter Accounts Dedicated to Crediting & Debunking Viral Photos Picking Up Steam

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In a world where viral photo sharing accounts (such as HistoryInPics) are popping up at an insane pace, it’s a necessity that there be counterparts that do their best to verify, fact-check, and credit the images these accounts share.

This increasingly necessary job has recently been taken over by a small group of accounts dedicated to doing exactly that: verifying the legitimacy of the images being shared, and making sure the original creator of the images is being properly credited. Read more…

Viral Before-and-After Composite Captures the Devastation in Kiev in a Single Frame

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Reddit user Nasdaf created this moving composite photograph using images of Kiev’s Independence Square captured before and after the havoc wreaked by violent clashes between the government and protesters. Read more…

Photo of NYPD Police Officer’s Random Act of Kindness Goes Viral

Candid snapshots that go viral online are often spread because they show people doing something embarrassing or stupid, so it’s refreshing to see a photo of a different sort taking the web by storm. The photo in question is of a police officer’s random act of kindness, snapped by an Arizona woman named Jennifer Foster when she was visting New York City back on November 14th.
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