Last night was a tragic event and while social media can be very helpful in reporting in to loved ones or updating people of what is actually going on, there HAVE been fake news stories being spread out. The following aren't true about the attack and should be ignored as more and more information is reported.
Ariana Grande Was NOT a Part of the Attack
As mentioned on the show today, photos of a bloody Ariana Grande are surfacing online, but they are actually photos from when she was on the set of Scream Queens in 2015.
This Little Boy is Not Actually Missing Because of the Attack, But is a Stock Modeling Image
You might see a tweet of a girl searching for her younger brother who went missing during the attack, but the photo is actually a picture of a boy modeling for a clothing line.
This Teen is NOT Missing, it is Actually a Picture of a YouTuber Someone Tweeted Out
This picture, may have hundreds of people trying to offer advice and help out in Manchester, but it is actually a picture of YouTuber ReportOfTheWeek who wasn't a part of the attacks. The YouTuber posted an update on his channel confirming someone was using his image to try and troll the events in Manchester.
There Was NOT a Second Attack at The Royal Oldham Hospital (Confirmed by Police)
Several news publications posted stories about a gun man attempting to attack the Royal Oldham Hospital near Manchester, but it has been confirmed by police that there was no signs of attack or a potential plan to attack the hospital and that all staff and patients were well.
Several of the People in This Collage of Missing People in the Attack Were NOT a Part of the Attack and are YouTubers
Several of the people in this collage are famous YouTubers or are models for stock photography. One of the images is actually the founder of 4chan.
We wanted to make sure that you understood everything that was happening amidst everything that is actually happening in Manchester. Our thoughts and prayers are with Manchester.