Four fake news of recent times that drove the internet crazy

Four fake news of recent times that drove the internet crazy

March 20, 2017, 4:31 p.m.

While social media platforms are a great way to be up to date with latest news, headlines, caught-on-cams and viral posts/pictures, they can also be a dangerous platform turning fake news to real. Sometimes even facts of facts can slip away. In the last 3 months, this country has seen at least four news stories that were widely circulated on social media platforms only to be declared as hoax. Asianet Newsable lists down the recent ones that made headlines, broke internet records, turned viral, caught everyone's attention online, and finally ended up as just another rumour