YouTube channels spreading fake news about PM, CJI, and government schemes busted by PIB Fact Check…!

PIB shared multiple tweets to inform people about three YouTube channel that are spreading misinformation among millions of subscribers.

The Press Information Bureau (PIB) of the Indian government has a dedicated Fact Checking department that fights against fake news and misinformation spreading on the Internet, especially on social media platforms. They often take to Twitter to clear the air about any fake news going viral. In a recent series of tweets, they busted three YouTube channels – with millions of followers – that were spreading misinformation.

“A YouTube channel ‘SarkariUpdate’ with over 2.26M subscribers found to be propagating #FakeNews about various schemes of the Government of India. @PIBFactCheck found almost all of its content to be fake. Here’s a thread,” they tweeted along with a screenshot of the channel’s page.

In yet another tweet, they shared a similar picture of another channel and wrote, “A #YouTube channel ‘News Headlines’ with almost 10 lakh subscribers and 32 crore views has been found to be propagating #FakeNews about the Prime Minister, Supreme Court of India, Chief Justice of India, and the Election Commission of India.”

“YouTube channel “आज तक LIVE” is another den of #FakeNews. With over 65,000 subscribers, the YouTube channel spreads false claims about the death of various persons and misinformation about Government decisions. Here’s a thread by @PIBFactCheck busting some of its claims,” they wrote about the third channel.

Take a look at the tweets:

All the posts received tons of reactions from people. “Why can’t we write to @YouTube to block this channel?” questioned a Twitter user. “Why don’t you ban this channel,” posted another. Others too shared similar reactions while reacting to the posts.

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