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GALLERY: Fake Hurricane Sandy photos surface online

Posted on: 3:38 pm, October 29, 2012, by , updated on: 04:01pm, October 29, 2012

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  • Another photo that is often shared when a Hurricane is making news.

  • Another photo that is often shared when a Hurricane is making news.

  • Another photo that is often shared when a Hurricane is making news.

  • This is a generic thunderstorm super cell photo. This photo has been circulated during several past hurricanes, as well.

  • Yet another non-Sandy thunderstorm photo. (istwitterwrong.tumblr.com)

  • This is a screenshot from the movie 'The Day After Tomorrow' (istwitterwrong.tumblr.com)

  • This is a stock picture of the George Washington Bridge from 2009.

  • Fake Hurricane Sandy photos - this is actually an Oklahoma thunderstorm over the Statue of Liberty. (istwitterwrong.tumblr.com)

  • This purported photo of Hurricane Sandy over Manhattan is actually a photo from 2011 when a strong storm prompted a tornado warning over the city.

  • Fake Hurricane Sandy photos - this photo allegedly shows the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Monday. The photo was taken last month. (istwitterwrong.tumblr.com)

Several fake Hurricane Sandy have been shared on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on Monday. While some of the photos are technically “real,” none of the photos actually show Hurricane Sandy.

So, if you see these photos – be aware… don’t share!

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