Fake news
is completely made up and it is set up to lie to the readers, it was not
something that people used before, but now it is seen as a big deal. Before the
internet came into play, it was hard to gather information, building up trust
took a very long time, and there was easier examples to what passed for news in
the media. The moment that social platforms came into the light it tore down
the walls that blocked false news from getting around, it has given anyone and
everyone to create and make up stories whenever they please. The telegraph
states that ‘Facebook and Twitter allowed people to exchange information on a
much greater scale than ever before, in short the barriers to creating fake
news have need undone’ (Titcomb, 2017). The aim and goal of fake news is to get
the audience to feel aghast and make them go over what they have just read, and
with that it causes them to share what they had just read on Facebook, Twitter and
any type of social aspect, without having a second thought about it, the
process of this will make viewers believe what has been shared was a good idea,
the cycle goes on and on to the point where people could think that it won’t
end, until a big enough audience decides whether to take on what they read or
label it as fake news.

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