Users who faked Manchester bombing posts to get "likes" exposed in new video

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Following Monday's tragic events in England, the online world became a place for people to share thoughts and feelings about what had happened. 

It also became an outlet for people who were legitimately wanting to share what they witnessed or who were on a quest to search for loved ones who had gone missing.

Sadly, it is now clear there were some individuals who used the bombing as way to grow and gain traction with their online audiences... basically creating false posts to engage unsuspecting users.

BuzzFeed did a great job documenting some of the most egregious examples in this video:

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