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Beware of FAKE NEWS: Here are 4 ways to keep yourself safe

First Published May 21, 2021, 3:01 PM IST
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Misinformation and fake news are everywhere. So how to save yourself?

The world is still facing the worst phase of the coronavirus situation and everyone is too cautious about their health condition. As reported in Pinkvilla, it mentioned that the vast spread of misinformation about how to deal with the virus etc comes from social media. We collect information mostly from social media platforms and there it gets difficult to identify which is true and which is not. Here are 4 ways that might help you.

The world is still facing the worst phase of the coronavirus situation and everyone is too cautious about their health condition. As reported in Pinkvilla, it mentioned that the vast spread of misinformation about how to deal with the virus etc comes from social media. We collect information mostly from social media platforms and there it gets difficult to identify which is true and which is not. Here are 4 ways that might help you.

Check out the authenticity of source
Whenever you click on any news check out the source of the information whether it is authentic or not. If you came across any random post on social media don't believe that, rather try to trace back to its source and verify the information.

Check out the authenticity of source
Whenever you click on any news check out the source of the information whether it is authentic or not. If you came across any random post on social media don't believe that, rather try to trace back to its source and verify the information.

Do not share without verifying
Verification is very necessary. Before sharing any piece of news from kadha recipe to homemade tricks to boost immunity to healthcare facilities, always verify.

Do not share without verifying
Verification is very necessary. Before sharing any piece of news from kadha recipe to homemade tricks to boost immunity to healthcare facilities, always verify.

Be a fact checker
If you read something which seems fishy to you, do a fact check by yourself and you will know that news is true or not.

Be a fact checker
If you read something which seems fishy to you, do a fact check by yourself and you will know that news is true or not.

Do not follow social media blindly
There are people who spread fake news to attract people, social media is not always a good place. So never follow them mindlessly use your brain and detect the real news among the fake ones.

 

NOTE: Asianet News humbly requests everyone to wear masks, sanitize, maintain social distancing and get vaccinated as soon as eligible. Together we can and will break the chain #ANCares #IndiaFightsCorona

Do not follow social media blindly
There are people who spread fake news to attract people, social media is not always a good place. So never follow them mindlessly use your brain and detect the real news among the fake ones.

 

NOTE: Asianet News humbly requests everyone to wear masks, sanitize, maintain social distancing and get vaccinated as soon as eligible. Together we can and will break the chain #ANCares #IndiaFightsCorona

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