Tens of Thousands of People Thought It Was a Tribute to Paris. They got duped…Breaking News
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The terrorist attacks in Paris spurred an outpouring of support and grief on social media—but one critic found a way to shed light on virality and misinformation in the wake of tragedies such as the one in the “City of Light.”
Software CMO Rurik Bradbury saw a rumor spreading on Twitter that the lights on the Eiffel Tower had been shut off in honor of the victims of the attack. There was just one problem:
The lights are always shut off every night at 1am.
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