Adrienne LaFrance, a reporter for Gawker.com called the other day about a photo that’s been going around recently that purports to come from Sochi Russia along with the other bathroom photos and stories coming from there since the Olympians arrived this past week. It had been traced (and mentioned) by the Huffington Post as coming from Bits and Pieces last August. The image of a half-toilet that has been retweeted by thousands of people, including journalists from the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post.
The Gawker article is debunking the “Bullshit on the Internet This Week”. Here’s a link to the article: http://gawker.com/antiviral-here-is-whats-bullshit-on-the-internet-this-1517797044
Here’s our original post: http://www.bitsandpieces.us/2013/08/08/caption-contest-483/
Gawker and The Huffington Post are pretty big sites so it’s nice to get a little recognition.