Fact Check

Is This a Waterslide Over Dubai?

"Who would you slide with?"

Published Mar 3, 2016

 (Robert Jahns)
Image Via Robert Jahns
A photograph shows a waterslide in Dubai.

A photograph purportedly showing a water slide looking over Dubai started making the rounds on the internet in February 2016. While many mistook the image for an authentic photograph from the top of the world's tallest water slide, the above-displayed image is actually a composite created by digital artist Robert Jahns:

dubai slide Collage

Jahns first shared his creation on Instagram along with the caption "Who would you slide with?"

A reverse image search revealed that the acrophobia-inducing graphic was created by combining a stock photograph taken from the observation deck on the 124th floor of the Burj Khalifa (the world's tallest skyscraper) and a photograph of someone on a waterslide.

Dan Evon is a former writer for Snopes.