French authorities are encouraging social media users to avoid sharing rumors about the Nice attack

After a truck drove into a Bastille Day celebration late Thursday night killing as many as 80 people, French authorities are asking social media users to avoid sharing rumors about the attack. In a tweet from the French government’s official Twitter account, social media users were asked to “act responsibly” and only share content from sources they trust. The French military police made a similar request, tweeting, “Don’t propagate rumors and don’t broadcast shocking photos or videos.