Lacking enough digital literacy, some people fall for and spread false information. People can be tricked by satire or even parodies. The Anti-Slander Society, MAFINDO, works with youth and journalists to help curb the spread of hoaxes.
The fact-checking Hoaxbuster squad surfs the Internet and monitors social media platforms every day to scan for misinformation, disinformation, and malinformation, and then provides true narratives. Watch this video to learn more about forms of false information and how these fact checkers take steps to stop them from spreading.