The findings show the dangers of people getting their news from social media sites like Facebook or Twitter, said study author George Pearson, a senior lecturer and research associate in communication at The Ohio State University.
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On Friday, Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee during her press conference had raised this issue and instructed Kolkata Police Commissioner to investigate and take necessary action in the matter.
Some social media users are just sharing this video without knowing the truth behind this incident and some are sharing it with their strong reactions to this situation.
During his speech, Trivendra Singh Rawat paid respect to Savita Kovind, wife of President Ramnath Kovind as the first woman of the country, Mrs. Ramnath Kovind.
The decision of the Government to merge some of the banks have made big news, while the public's outrage was seen when the limit to withdraw money was lowered down to Rs 1000 from the PMC by RBI.
Many people have already shared this video and around 60,000 people have watched it till now. Social media users are still sharing this video without knowing the facts.
The man who has been beaten up in the video is Rameshwar Pandey and the policeman in question is Sub-Inspector Devendra Mishra.
Loftus said understanding the psychological effects of fake news is critical given that sophisticated technology is making it easier to create not only phony news reports and images but fake video, as well.
Newsroom Post took the onus to dig out the truth and clear the confusion. Actually, the message which is going viral is a very old message. It looks like a deliberate attempt by someone to spread this false news among users.