“Fake news,” broadly defined as false or misleading information masquerading as legitimate news, is frequently asserted to be pervasive online with serious consequences for democracy. America has become a home for extensive spread of false news. The damage caused due to fake news on social media has increased due to the growth of the internet penetration in America. This is where facts come into the picture. Brag Social has taken up the initiative of battling with the fake news.
Amidst the tension between the US and China, a viral video doing rounds on the social media claimed that Taiwan shot down a chinese shooter jet that violated the Taiwan’s airspace. As soon as the news broke out, users started taking sides and the news spread like wild fire. The claims started affecting people and the official Ministry handle had to step in to clarify.
Just after the claims, Taiwan’s ministry cleared all the doubts regarding the false information. They stood against the fake news and codemned the malicious act and urged all interenet users to be careful.
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