A digitally altered image of Chris Rock at the 2022 Academy Awards circulated on social media following the show, fact-checkers report.
Digitally altered images and misleading claims regarding the Oscars ceremony are being shared on social media. For example, an altered version of a Reuters photograph claiming to show that Chris Rock was wearing a pad on his cheek https://t.co/6PChO6mQtq pic.twitter.com/nYZjV90vPb
— Reuters Fact Check (@ReutersFacts) March 29, 2022
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