The rumor I see in every summer is about the dangers of filling car/mobike tanks to the maximum capacity in summer months, circulated widely on WhatsApp and Facebook. As usual the rumor-mongers have attributed this idiotic information to an official body — Indian Oils. Lets debunk the hollowness of this idea.
The reason behind viral hoaxes: Rumors emerge, intentionally and not; they spread, intentionally and not. People like to believe they aren’t gullible enough to fall for a hoax or rumor, but research shows that isn’t always the case.
Social media offers incredible platforms to share information and spread awareness. However, viral value of a particular piece of [...]
Amid all the debates on demonetization and common man’s troubles being exaggerated by national media; Twitter goes gaga, and the rumor rounds on Facebook, WhatsApp and what not – about PM Modi’s speech inscribed in digital format on Rs 2000 Note chip. From funny memes on ditched Rs 500 currency to Sonam Gupta’s Internationally ‘Applauded’ Bewafai to funny yet innovative ideas for turning black money into white, in the times of trouble, upbeat Indians have found many good reasons to smile and laugh, I guess. While brands like paytm and Tata Tea were sailing on Modi’s demonetization wave, and ‘lucky’ [...]
Take a look at this briefing – “Shradha Shukla, the girl hailing from Kanpur and who is proving her mettle by conquering the mighty waves of swollen Ganga by swimming from Kanpur to Varanasi,” as reported by Times Of India, this 11 year old girl has some supernatural power to conquer the mighty waves of Ganges. You all might have heard this news having christened this girl as ‘Jalpari-a mermaid’ in their headlines. Now the story has taken a twist, when Vinod Kapri, renowned filmmaker, alleged that this girl has been fooling the entire nation all the way about her swimathon. HoaxSlayer: How an 11-year girl fooled the entire [...]
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