Sharing of Fake News on social media
Britney Spears: In today’s scenario, there is a rapid increase in the spreading of fake news which creating problems in people’s life. It is becoming difficult to distinguish between fake news and authentic news. During this pandemic news shared on social media by people is becoming a more major concern now.
So to encourage people not to do so or to make them realized Yuvaa, along with several artistes has composed a song titled – ‘Oops! I Shared It Again’ – an anti-fake anthem. This song urges people to pause while forwarding any news on social media. It makes people act responsibly and let verify the piece of information before being forwarding it.
An anti-fake anthem- Oops! I shared it again.
The song is the part of “The track is a part of UN’s initiative, ‘Share Verified’ to control the menace of fake news. It is full of fun, and it aims to spread awareness to the people about not spreading fake news.
Co-founder, of a youth media organization, Nikhil Taneja, says, the song intends to remind the people to be careful about sharing news on WhatsApp, and other platforms. It is the responsibility of everyone to share such inspiring songs as much as possible.
Contribution of Artist in the song
This short video song created by celebrities like Shreya Dhanwanthary, Gurmehar Kaur, Yahya Bootwala, Meghnad, Nakuul Mehta, Akash Banerjee, Maanvi Gagroo, and many more. Song received lots of love o social media by the people. As it features reminding people to stop spreading fake news is a cool way.
During this pandemic, people have much more time to spend it on the screen. So we as humans keep forwarding news and messages more frequently. Sometimes we can’t even see the news and do forward it.