‘Alien overlords’ or CGI? Strange lights purportedly spotted above Miami spark Twitter theories (VIDEO)
A video claiming to show glowing spheres hovering above Miami, Florida, has caused considerable head-scratching on social media, with some arguing that the incredible footage is clearly phony.
Footage shared on Twitter appears to show a large orb surrounded by five smaller balls floating in the night sky. The smaller spheres then shoot off in different directions and disappear.
"This video is from a friend in Miami. Can anyone explain?" read the accompanying text. The tweet, posted by lawyer Rogan O'Handley, was followed by a second clip, allegedly from the "same friend." In the second video, a narrator is heard saying, "no bulls**t" as he focuses the camera on surrounding buildings before zooming in on the bizarre configuration of lights. With more than 185,000 followers on Twitter, Handley's videos quickly spread across social media, catching the attention of blue-checkmarked pundits.
This is video #2 from the same friend in Miami pic.twitter.com/tQZanVKgf8— Rogan O’Handley 🇺🇸 (@DC_Draino) June 24, 2020
"I, for one, welcome our new alien overlords," joked popular political commenter Dave Rubin, in response to the clip.
"Invasion starting...hopefully," quipped actor and producer Joel Heyman.
Although some seemed to take the footage at face value, others said the clips raised obvious red flags. Several commenters noted that it was extremely suspicious that no other footage exists of the spectacular incident – pointing to the likelihood that the videos were doctored.
That Miami UFO video is pretty cool. But there are half a million people in Miami and 80% of them have a smartphone. So I’ll wait to flip out until it turns out more than one guy filmed it.— Helen Kennedy (@HelenKennedy) June 24, 2020
Internet sleuths who combed over the footage claimed that the lack of blurring as the camera panned to the bright globes proves that there's something fishy about the sensational clips.
I can't believe people still fall for this sort of thing! In video #1 the motion tracking is quite bad but that is hard to show in a picture. In video #2 however there is a ton of light streaking when the camera is panned quickly. On the REAL lights that is; not on the fake ones: pic.twitter.com/W5cy8j8hXc— Micah Matichuk (@micahchuk) June 24, 2020
Alleged evidence of extra-terrestrial activity periodically pops up on Twitter. Last month, numerous videos purportedly showing pulsating, ball-shaped objects over the skies of Brazil sparked a flurry of speculation about possible UFO sightings.Also on rt.com VIDEOS of GLOWING SPHERES hovering over Brazil light up UFO theories online
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