In the era of fake news, knowing the truth is very crucial. Fake news circulating through social media in the nation has become a major concern. With over 1.5 billion monthly active users, Whatsapp is the most popular mobile messenger app worldwide. Hence, any news is most likely to spread quickly. This is where facts come into the picture. Brag Social has taken up the initiative of battling with the fake news.
Lebanon blasts have been devastating, and the amount of damage the blasts have caused is huge. But, there is another danger that rules social media, is the fake news that is going rounds about the Prime Minister of Israel taking responsibility for the blasts. Tweets were being shared, and even newspapers published it as news.
But, the truth is the neither the government of Israel nor the Prime minister accepted any such claim r took the responsibility. The said tweet that was circulated around social media was posted even before the blasts took place in real-time. The tweets were posted around 4 hours before the blasts, and thus, the claim turned out to be fake.