- A number of Twitter users are being called out for posting fake claims of racially motivated assaults at showings of Marvel’s “Black Panther.
- Many of the false claims have used unrelated photos of physically abused women.
A handful of Twitter users have been called out for posting fake claims of racially motivated assaults at showings of Marvel’s “Black Panther,” Buzzfeed reported Friday.
Many of the false claims have used unrelated photos of physically abused women to suggest that assaults took place at screenings of the film on Thursday.
Others on Twitter have called out the fake claims of assault, citing the original photos of the abused women used in the fabricated posts.
This is a 2013 photo from Serbia about domestic violence. The model has make up on. Here’s another photo with the same model: pic.twitter.com/C37GD8aV3Y
— Gan Sharma (@brooklyn3r) February 16, 2018
Twitter has already taken down a number of posts previously reported by Buzzfeed.
NOW WATCH: Briefing videos
Business Insider Emails & Alerts
Site highlights each day to your inbox.