Latest Palestinian Fauxtography Uncovered By..

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It looks like rockets are not the only airborne objects we are seeing.

I just spotted a pig. With wings.

Graphic images are being shared on social media to show how people have been affected by the renewed tensions between Israel and the Palestinians.

Over the past week the hashtag #GazaUnderAttack has been used hundreds of thousands of times, often to distribute pictures claiming to show the effects of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza.

A #BBCtrending investigation has found that many of these images are not from the latest conflict and not even from Gaza. Some date as far back as 2009 and others are from conflicts in Syria and Iraq.

Welcome to the party, BBC. Just one small point.

Your own staff have been known to do this exact thing.

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