11 Biggest Fake News Stories That Sound Real

What if we tell you that some of the biggest news stories you’ve heard are not real? We can tell you about some of the biggest fake news stories that sound real. To find out about them, let’s read Insider Monkey’s article with a list of eleven such stories and see if you also believed in any of those stories.

In a world where people turn to Comedy Central and Jon Stewart for their daily dose of news and where it is getting harder to distinguish between CNN and The Onion, fake news are very easy to sell. For instance, if an article claims that the NSA chief forgot about his agency mass surveillance program, rational person would consider that a fake news story, because no rational person could believe such an obvious lie, and it was a story from The Onion’s front page. Unfortunately, the story is true and the said chief did make that statement.

Throughout the history, fake news were created and distributed for various purposes. Some of them are created for giggles, some, more sinister, are aimed to create chaos or confusion in enemy ranks, be it armed conflict or a political race. To read more, please visit 11 Biggest Fake News Stories That Sound Real.

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