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Lately, Facebook users are again sharing a June 3, 2016, post that appears to show former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton smiling and shaking hands with the former leader of al-Qaida, Osama bin Laden.
"Remember this picture when you go to vote!" reads the text over the black-and-white image.
This post was flagged as part of Facebook’s efforts to combat false news and misinformation on its News Feed. (Read more about our partnership with Facebook.)
The image appeared in a 2007 Photoshop contest on the site FreakingNews.com. But, as you may have guessed, it’s doctored.
As the BBC reported in October 2017, a Russian official was duped by the Photoshop job.
"Recall these fantastic, mind-boggling photographs of how Bin Laden was hosted in the White House," Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova then said.
Of course, President George W. Bush was in the White House in 2004. Clinton was a senator.
We rate this Facebook post Pans on Fire!
Facebook post, June 3, 2016
BBC, Reality check: Was Hillary Clinton photographer with Osama bin Laden? Oct. 31, 2017
FreakingNews.com, HIllary Clinton for president? Jan. 23, 2007
Swarmandal.com, Asia in Washington, May 20, 2004
U.S. House of Representatives, Hillary Rodham Clinton, visited Nov. 4, 2019
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