Fake News on Social Media
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Fake News on Social Media

Manufactured stories that pose as serious journalism are unlikely to go away as for some publishers it has become a means of making cash and possibly influencing public opinion. Furthermore, people acknowledge that fake news is causing confusion about present problems and events, but it is still circulating. Here are some common forms of fake news that you should know to avoid confusion and avoid being fooled. 

Deliberate Misinformation

However, there is fake news published for profit and then shared by groups of individuals on social media who want to think it is true. The purpose is to distribute the fake news without the time being taken by readers to check it correctly. This kind of news is fake news.

False Headlines

As a result, a news headline may read one way or state something as a fact. But then the article’s body says something else. The Internet word for this kind of misleading fake news is “clickbait”. Headlines that capture the attention of the reader to get them to click on the fake news. This kind of false news is at best misleading and at worst untrue.

Satire

First, satire news or comedy news often starts with an element of reality and then twists it purposely to comment on society. Aside from that, satire news can spread as if it’s real news from those who don’t know it’s humorous nature.