No, these photos are not from the California wildfires
- 13 November 2018
As the deadliest wildfires in California's history have spread, so too have misinformation and pictures wrongly attributed to the current blaze.
At least 42 people have died and 228 more are missing, officials say, while 300,000 others have been forced to flee their homes.
Online, social media users have coordinated missing person appeals, organised assistance for the displaced and shared information.
But in the scrabble for details, photographs of previous fires in California and elsewhere have been unwittingly muddled in with legitimate images of the ongoing fires.
Here are some of the most widely-shared - and the real stories behind them.
Thomas Fire, California - 2017
Mourning dog waits for 80 days in road where owner died
- 12 November 2018
A loyal dog which has waited on a busy road for more than 80 days after its owner died there has captured the hearts of online communities in China.
Footage of the animal in the middle of the road in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, has been viewed 1.4 million times on the popular Sina Weibo microblog.
Russian politician on 'ministerial diet' challenge loses 6kg
- 9 November 2018
In times of austerity governments are under pressure to tighten the purse strings and the Saratov regional assembly in western Russia is no exception.
One local politician, Communist Party Deputy Nikolay Bondarenko, who uses social media to document his work, has taken on a challenge to live on 3,500 rubles (£40, or US$52) a month.
Hong Kong Fire Service's lycra-clad mascot causes a stir
- 8 November 2018
In Hong Kong 'Anyone' happens to be a character created for the Hong Kong Fire Service to raise safety awareness.
Why social media is obsessed with this 'rock star' duck
- 2 November 2018
Celebrity spotters in New York City, have a new star in their sights: A multi-coloured duck.
The male mandarin duck - Aix galericulata - has found fame in the Big Apple after he appeared in Central Park.
Vogue Ukraine editor-in-chief suspended for plagiarism
- 1 November 2018
The editor-in-chief of Vogue Ukraine has been suspended while the publication investigates accusations of plagiarism against her.
In a Facebook post, Olga Sushko admitted to "sometimes" relying on a "freelance writer" to supply her articles.
Israeli 'Freedom is basic' niqab advert criticised
- 31 October 2018
An advert for an Israeli clothing company which shows a woman ripping off a niqab and headscarf, has been heavily criticised online.
The ad, for clothing brand Hoodies, opens with a caption reading "Is Iran here?" and shows Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli wearing a face veil.
The people embracing their disabilities for Halloween
- 30 October 2018
For some with physical disabilities Halloween has become an opportunity to embrace their bodies and celebrate difference.
A number of people are sharing photographs of their creative costumes which highlight and incorporate their disability.
Gaza protest image likened to famous Delacroix painting
- 25 October 2018
It's a picture which has spawned thousands of words online.
Captured by photojournalist Mustafa Hassona, a bare-chested Palestinian holding a large flag wields a sling over his head in Gaza on Monday.
Syrians horrified by 'crime of no honour' killing
- 24 October 2018
A video documenting the brutal murder of a young woman in Syria has been met with outrage and horror online - and shone a renewed spotlight on so-called "honour killings" in the country.
The young woman, identified by Syrian news outlets and social media users as "Rasha Bseis", was shot repeatedly with an automatic rifle in the rebel-held town of Jarablus, near the Turkish border, by a man reported to be her brother. Some said the young woman was under 18 years of age.