"this picture is broken'

I have a Moto X 2nd generation phone. Several times in the past 2 weeks when I have been texted a photo and I touch to enlarge I get a black screen with a white outlined drawing of a photo ripped apart and a 'frowny face" above it . Below this it is written ‘This picture is broken’. Why is this happening?

Thank you,

Robin Dow

Broken Picture

Which messaging app are you using? Are you invariably receiving these from the same correspondent?

Edit: Some Google research suggests this is a memory problem or a Gallery problem. Cures range from clearing the cache to making more space available through housekeeping.

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