Here’s why we try not to publish every rumor that pops up about a story on social media.
Let’s go to our sexual harassment and embarrassing hot take expert, Bill O’Reilly for more on this story:
Yeah, but NO, BILL.
That’s a pic of Sam Hyde, a joke made by trolls every time there’s a shooting.
4chan is already showing up to declare Sam Hyde the Parkland shooter. Hoping cable news doesn't fall for this AGAIN. pic.twitter.com/oJT0Mg42Vh— Jack Smith IV (@JackSmithIV) February 14, 2018
Yeah, he did.
Welp. So much for being decent human beings today. /pol/ has arrived on scene and they're already spreading disinformation saying Sam Hyde is the suspect in #Parkland school shooting.— Caroline O. (@RVAwonk) February 14, 2018
Because /pol/ thinks school shootings are hilarious.
/pol/ is filth. Don't be /pol/ pic.twitter.com/aI6zwOYMmk
Yes, they are. But that’s what gets the clicks these days…
Well darn it, I became a morality tale on myself. I didn’t look closely enough at the account we posted – it wasn’t the official O’Reilly account.
So there you go, I proved my point twice over – don’t go posting stuff unless you’ve verified it. Stupid Mexican!!!