Whatsapp And Fake News

Messaging is full of fake news, but no one knows how much

I get most of my fake news through Whatsapp. Actually, given my family, it’s mostly dubious medical advice.

Here are a few examples:

“Twisting a man’s ears.” by Dadley, J.

If the victim’s mouth is crooked, then pull on his ears until they are red…

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Indrajit Samarajiva is a Sri Lankan writer. Newsletter at www.indi.ca, or just email me at indi@indi.ca.