Fake News

‘Fake news’ is a phrase that is used to describe fictitious news that has no source, but is written and published as being truthful facts.

Example in use:  “Don’t believe a word that author writes, he’s known to be a master of fake news.” 

Interesting fact

Facebook was the only media outlet that took responsibility and public action after the US elections in 2016. However, they are blamed for a data breach of 50 million users that was used to manipulate the elections.