It's very, very easy to accidentally spread misinformation on social media, especially when it comes to natural disasters — as shown by this oft-blogged imagefrom a Brunei storm. Here are some pictures to watch out for in Sandy coverage.
This is Hurricane Isabel, not Sandy.
A photoshop job of the Statue of Liberty and a supercell thunderstorm from 2004 taken by photographer Mike Hollingshead.
This is a German art installation called "Flooded McDonald's," not the real thing.
This Manhattan skyline fake has been floating around Twitter today, originally on the Wall Street Journal.
This photo was taken during a storm in September 2012, in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Crazy satellite picture...of Hurricane Ike.