In the backdrop of all hell breaking loose in Afghanistan, Twitter witnessed an eventful Sunday when a tweet by the White House showing Joe Biden hosting a video conference with top U.S. officials went viral.
The Twitterati raised concerns regarding exposing the identities of the CIA operatives through the tweet. For example, former U.S. diplomat and acting director of National Intelligence in former President Donald Trump's administration, Richard Grenell, tweeted, "Who took this picture outing Intel officials?! Dear God."
Not only was revealing the identities a concern, but the time difference between Moscow and London was also incorrect!
The time difference between Moscow and London is 2 hours, which has been reduced from 3 hours before March due to Daylight savings. However, the digital clock displayed on the top of the video screen showed a time difference of 3 hours which led some people to wonder if this was a stock photo.
A user with the Twitter handle, @pdubdev, wrote,
"Note the time in London and Moscow on the clocks. Clocks show 3 hour time difference. However, there is currently only a 2 hour difference. Before March, London and Moscow have a 3 hour time difference because of daylight savings.
Is this a stock photo?"
Biden addressed the National T.V. on Monday but did not answer the questions and concerns raised on Twitter.