But it's admittedly plausible that the video was shot in Poland. How do we know this? 👇2/...
Nov 24, 2022 • 22 tweets • 14 min read
"Ukrainians 🇺🇦 in the World Cup of Qatar 🇶🇦 arrested for spreading Nazi symbols."
This "report from Al Jazeera" gets 391K views on Telegram. 😲
Fake or real? Let's investigate!🧵👇1/...
#OSINT🔎 #Verification 📽️ #GeoLocation 🌍 #HowToOSINT 🧐 #WorldcupQatar2022 ⚽️
"Three drunken Ukrainian supporters were arrested in Qatar. The reason? They made a Nazi salute and vandalised posters at the Al Bayt stadium by drawing a Hitler moustache on the World Cup mascot La'eeb. When arrested, they showed no resistance."
Often it’s used to blame a group of people: Ukrainian refugees in this case.
How to investigate such videos? I have 4⃣ easy steps for you. 🧵👇 1/...
#OSINT 🔎 #Verification 🎥 #GeoLocation 🌍 #HowToOSINT 🧐
We see a brawl in broad daylight on a public road. There are heavy blows, and when two cars with perpetrators drive off, someone is left lying on the ground, apparently unconscious.
"🇩🇪 Hamburg shootout between two groups of migrants. Several people received gunshot wounds [...]. There are several deaths."
In a short blurry video we hear gunshots. What do we see? Investigate! 👇1/...
#OSINT🔎 #Verification 📽️ #GeoLocation 🌍 #HowToOSINT 🧐
The tweet above only has little over 1K views, BUT the same video with the same text was uploaded multiple times on Twitter (left), Reddit, Telegram, Facebook (centre) and YouTube (right).
Over 100,000 people saw the images pass by in that context. 2/...
May 15, 2022 • 10 tweets • 11 min read
WHERE was a photo taken or a video recorded? 🤔 This quest is called #GeoLocation.
Sometimes it's easy, sometimes it's very hard.🤨 But it's always exciting to find the exact spot. 📍🥳