Are you falling for online hoaxes?
Posted on September 15, 2017, at 11:16 a.m. ET
The website that published it originally has a satirical disclaimer on it, but many other sites picked up the story without saying it's fake.
The video is part of a recent trend on Facebook. Pages find an old video and loop it for four hours, giving the perception that the video is of a live event. This particular video dates back to 2011.
Trump's face is photoshopped onto an image that went viral during a 2008 flood in Cedar Rapids, Snopes reports.
The suspended account was an imposter, Wired reports, and Hope Hicks does not have an official Twitter account.
The author of the post said it was a prank and even apologized after it went viral, Snopes reports.
Donald Trump blamed bad cell service for waiting three days to call the Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto. However, many others have reached out in the hours after the earthquake to offer help and condolences.
He has a campaign video and everything.
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