Tag Archives: flooding

Image of Loch Ness Monster in Portland making waves online

After record breaking rainfall drenched most of the state yesterday, images of the flooding have been widely shared on social media. As Mainers recover from the intense soaking, and others warn of more impending storms, a doctored image of the Loch Ness Monster swimming in downtown Portland is quickly reaching viral status. Jamie White of […]

Houston man’s fake photo of shark in floodwaters shows how gullible we can be

On Tuesday a man from Houston, Texas named Ryan Maxwell posted a photo to his Facebook wall and became an instant internet star. As just about everyone in North America is aware of, Texas has experienced some extreme and tragic flooding in the past several days. The caption Maxwell included with the photo is pretty self-explanatory: […]