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False images of the volcanic eruption in Tonga

By France24
19 January 2022   |   2:55 pm
A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused significant damage to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust. Yet some internet users shared false images of the natural catastrophe. Why? We take a look at why fake footage frequently circulates on social media in the aftermath of extreme weather events and other catastrophes.

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