Found in Bulgaria
You may have seen this image floating
around on Facebook or another social
media – a mermaid skeleton has been
discovered and is said to predate the
Great Flood over 8 thousand years ago.
The discovery was made near Sozopol
Beach in Bulgaria by a Professor
Think about it… What is your reaction to
this image and story? Have you seen this
on the Internet already? It looks
authentic, and facts are stated. How can
we know if it’s true or not?
Mermaid Skeleton a HOAX
The skeleton image is, in fact, a hoax. The photograph was digitally altered
from the original photo (below, left) of a skeleton excavated in Ireland. The
mermaid skeleton photo was created by a contestant in a Photo Effects
contest. He won 6th place.
Images like this one and many,
many others are products of a
Web 2.0 world where content
is being created by anyone.
It begs the question: How do
we know what information to