#BBCtrending: The Syrian boy all 'alone' in the desert

  • 19 February 2014

The story of a four-year-old Syrian boy called Marwan has gone viral after a photo of him apparently arriving alone at a refugee camp was shared on social media thousands of times.

But all was not what it seemed. The photograph led to criticism online and accusations of staged photo opportunities.

Anne-Marie Tomchak of BBC Trending tells Ros Atkins on BBC Outside Source about the reaction to the photo.

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