Rapper J. Cole became the victim of an internet death hoax that sparked theories that he had died.
Social networks have become the hot place to find trends and breaking news. However, it has also opened the door for the entry of fake news.
One of these turns out to be the death hoax. Apart from J.Cole, celebrities like Tom Holland, Dwayne Johnson, Oprah Winfrey and others have also been victims of this.
J. Cole is not dead
The J. Cole death hoax arose because of a fake news report that claimed the same thing. The headline for this read: “J. Cole Found Dead.”
was published on breaking news 247a website that gives users the freedom to create fake posts and share them online.
However, if you look closely at the report, you will notice that the website mentions a message that says “This is a satirical website. Don’t take it seriously. It’s a joke.”
What has the singer been up to?
J. Cole is busy creating new music and recently collaborated with BTS’s J-Hope for On The Street.
At the same time, his music is featured on the Creed 3 soundtrack. His song Adonis Interlude (The Montage), has already received a lot of praise and fans are looking forward to hearing it live.
How to report posts on social media
If you find a post on social media that consists of false information, we recommend that you report it immediately by following the steps below depending on the platform:
If you want to do it on Twitter, follow the steps below:
- Navigate to the Tweet you want to report.
- Press the icon located at the top of the Tweet.
- Select Report tweet.
To report on Facebook, do the following:
- Go to the post you want to report.
- Tap at the top right of the post.
- Tap Find Support or Report Post.
- To provide feedback, tap the option that best describes how this post violates the Community Standards. Press Next.
- click send
To report on Instagram, follow these steps:
- Click the three dots at the top right of the post
- select report
To report on TikTok, follow the steps below:
- Select the video you want to report
- Click the arrow that appears in the bottom right corner of the video
- Select ‘Report’ from the options that appear
- Choose ‘Misleading’ from the options
- click send
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