Thursday, September 13, 2018

Argentina: Facebook User Claims Seeing UFO at El Sosneado

Source: Diario San Rafael (Argentina) and Fundación Argentina de Ovnilogía
Date: 09.13.2018

Argentina: Facebook User Claims Seeing UFO at El Sosneado

Social media is a space in which users are able to share any opinion, or share experiences with persons they do not know and are never likely to know.

This was the case with Pablo Pierre, who appealed to a Facebook pace to publish two photographs in which a dark horizontal line is shown in the sky. He and his friend believe the artifact appearing in the photo to be a possible unidentified flying object (UFO).

The sighting, according to Pierre, occured in the skies over El Sosneado on National Route 40. No sooner had Pierre posted the item than hundreds and hundres of comments from other users gave rise to a broad debate about the nature of what could be seen in the photo.

Many took the published images to be a joke. They mocked Pierre and even asked him to "clean his windshield". Others made political barbs about the subject, but a sizeable portion of internauts agreed that El Sosneado and its vicinity are UFO sighting area, adducing examples of their own experiences or those of others.

The myth surrounding flying saucers from elsewhere in the universe is once again under scrutiny, this time on Facebook, where the publication did not take long to become viral.

[Translation (c) 2018 S. Corrales, IHU with thanks to Fundación Argentina de Ovnilogia (FAO) and Diario San Rafael]