BBC News Africa released a masterpiece of visual fact-checking today, both on YouTube and Twitter.

It focuses on a massacre video that recently became viral in Cameroon, where we can see a group of soldiers executing civilians. The local government denied the operation happened in its territory, but the British broadcaster debunks their claims with a thorough analysis of the footage.

The producers used many research methods (including satellite imagery, Facebook posts, and video cross-checking) to contextualize and locate precisely the events, which did happen in Cameroon… but in 2014.

The investigation is told in a YouTube video and a very visual Twitter thread (below), a medium which is very efficient for step-by-step storytelling.

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