Trolls are creating fake Manchester victims to fool mourners
Several images circulating on Twitter that purport to show people missing after the attack in Manchester last night have turned out to be a hoax, The Washington Post reports.
Following an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester on Monday, images of missing teenagers who had attended the show began to appear on social media. Many of the images have gone viral, as people eagerly retweeted them in an effort to help. But several of the people in these photos are YouTubers, journalists, and internet personalities who were never actually missing.
One particular photo collage, which was reportedly shown during this morning’s episode of Fox & Friends, features several images of YouTube celebs. As the YouTuber Keemstar pointed out on…