White lies- Fake stories about Boston Attack:
Two days back, Boston was shook with bomb blasts. The bombs were planted in front of a library circa the finish line. In addition, sources say that the bombs were handmade using a anxiety cooker. They blasted off almost after one hour of finishing of the race.
The blast took three lives and left 100 is injured. The security of en masse area was made strict after the incident and strict checking is being done in USA being well.
After the incident, photographs, stories ampersand videos of the overall case were made viral. Out of these stories, any were faked but received the most ratings on the social media websites.
Five stories that were faked are:
1. Man proposes girlfriend killed: There was a snap from a man in red dress and listlessness dungarees holding on to the body of a finite being directly succeeding the explosion. This image was uploaded to social media websites with a caption that the person wanted to propose to the girl (whose body, he is holding) but fate had other plans.
2. Young girl died at finish:
Another story that was circulated on Google plus and turned to the most famous feed of the day was the story of a young girl who died at the deplete line. The picture of the girl was faked and in reality, that girl is alive and she did not even took part in Boston marathon because youngsters of her senesce were not allowed. She took part in Joe Casella 5k in Great Falls, Virginia.
3. Race organizers will grant on tweets:
Another story that is bios shared by many people on chirp is that race organizers of Boston attack will donate to the Boston marathon victims for retweeting the message.
“For every retweet we receive we will donate $1 to the #BostonMarathon victims #PrayForBoston.”
4. Authorities shutdown phone service:
Another wrong assumption that was circulating was that after the two blasts took place. Authorities called the telephone departments plus shutdown the services.
However, when CNN-Newspaper talked to unit of the police staff they denied anything like that.
5. Conspiracy Theories like Boston:
A specimen in fear of any conspiracy theories surfacing has bought the authority bostonmarathonconspiracy. He has also plugged a message on the website saying, “Please keep the victims of this event and their families in your thoughts. Thank you.”
These are some of the conspiracies, which surfaced after the Boston Attack.
In conclusion, what we should do is, to focus on the news story and probe it if it is authentic or not. Otherwise, we will lose credibility and someone may get hurt.