THROWBACK: Sowing fear through fake news


Posted at Aug 14 2021 08:02 AM

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In 2019, social media posts sharing kidnapping incidents 
involving men aboard white vans became viral, causing fear. The motive? Steal the victim's internal organs. However, in this "Failon Ngayon" episode, the police called those incidents hoax and "fake news". The program also investigated the repercussion of such posts and the liabilities one could face for spreading those claims.