At the same time, 57% of all social media users worldwide read at least one fake news daily on social media. This means that the daily reading rate of fake news in India is higher than in the world. In today’s era, the interference of social media is such that social media can bring anyone to power and can also remove it. According to a study by Pew Research, 68% of voters in the US were influenced by social media and voted in the 2016 presidential election. At the same time, according to a survey conducted by iCube in February this year, 61 per cent of Indian voters read posts on social media and decide whom to vote for. This means that the illusion of fake news can change the strength of any country. The effect of running social media for hours is also affecting our body. According to a university in Australia, just 20 minutes of Twitter usage can change a person’s mood. At the same time, according to a research by the University of Buffalo, New York, spending 6 hours a day on social media can lead to diabetes, hypertension and depression.
Tech News Desk – In today’s era, social media has become as important a part of our life as food. Like human body cannot survive without food. Similarly, in today’s era, human mind cannot live without social media. According to The Global Statistics, Indians spend an average of 7 hours a day on mobile phones, while more than two and a half hours are spent on social media alone. Using social media for hours makes a person anti-social. Due to which not only they are getting diseases like high blood pressure, diabetes free of cost, but due to the illusion of fake news, man is going far away from the truth. Talking about the adulteration of fake news in the intoxication of social media, it is estimated that 4 to 50 million fake news posts are posted on Facebook every month. At the same time, 15 to 20 lakh accounts on Twitter work to spread fake news every month. Our Indians are most affected by the illusion of fake news on social media. According to a survey by Microsoft, 64 percent of the total social media users in India read at least one fake news daily on social media.