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7 Celebrity Death Hoaxes That Fooled You On The Social Media

The usage of social media, Twitter, in particular, is popularly increasing because there are not only informative sites but also entertaining sites available. If people do not access these sites, they sometimes receive notifications on their screen.

But it is very important for the people to know that not every site is trustworthy. Sites tend to create some false information only to attract people and increase their views and interestingly sometimes misconception leads to it.

Among all, putting up hoax of the death of the celebrities is the most popular act done by using hashtag #RIP and here is a list of a few.

7 Celebrity Death Hoaxes That Fooled You On The Social Media

7 Celebrity Death Hoaxes That Fooled You On The Social Media

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1. Cher

1. Cher

Her death hoax was not initiated on purpose but was mistaken with the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and opponents began spreading the hashtag #nowthatchersdead, which was misread by many.

2. Justin Bieber

2. Justin Bieber

His death rumor was notable because many people wish he was actually dead and also a large percent of his fans are active on twitter started reacting immediately.

3. Miley Cyrus

3. Miley Cyrus

Her death hoax took place more than once. The recent rumor spread on August 14, 2016.

4. Morgan Freeman

4. Morgan Freeman

His death hoax has to be noted because it was the legitimate source that initiated it. 

"RT @CNN: Breaking News: actor Morgan Freeman has passed away in his Burbank home," the tweet read.

5. Natalie Portman

5. Natalie Portman

She was reported to be deceased after falling off the cliff in the year 2009.

6. Charlie Sheen

6. Charlie Sheen

He was rumoured to be dead in a terrible snowboarding accident in 2010.

7. Eminem

7. Eminem

He was rumored to die in a car accident because he was talking on the cell phone while driving.

So, next time you hear that a celeb is dead, do recheck your news with new sources before tweeting it or reacting to it by #RIP.

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