The man in the photos has been identified by those familiar with Bobby Sands as Jim Gibney, who now serves as a political aide.
In the original video, Mr Starmer promptly answers Piers Morgan’s question.
The claim was spread by a now-deleted tweet.
It is most likely that these are genuine commenters posting similar messages on purpose.
65 year-olds are unlikely to remember rationing and 75 year-olds the Luftwaffe.
The image is about the US. There are only around 725,000 17 year-olds in the UK.
German TV did not say there were 2.2 million people, and the number was most likely in the low hundreds of thousands.
A post about blue pumpkins went viral on Facebook, but it’s not clear if the autism community widely supports the campaign.
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