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The thin line between jokes and fake news • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE24, 12 Oct 2021
A photo showing an obscene-looking children's slide has been going viral on Twitter. The accusation was that this slide had been erected in a playground at an elementary school in Paris. Mayor Anne Hidalgo once again was in the line of fire. In reality, the tweet was a joke but the more it was shared, the more confusion it caused with many believing the scene to be true, including a far-right politician all too eager to criticise Ms.Hidalgo.

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