Top 5 athlete death hoaxes by social media

Internet and social media is the best way to make someone fall into something. People nowadays believe anything they see on the internet and make their conclusions based on that. May it be a story, a quote by a famous person, or death news. Not only celebrities, VIPs, renowned authors and movie stars…but athletes are also the target of some viral hoax nowadays.

death hoaxes by social media

Here is the list of most viral Death Hoaxes by Social Media or as we call it, the 5 sports celebrities who were brutally murdered by the INTERNET

Top 5 athlete death hoaxes by social media

5. Michel Schumacher

death hoaxes by social media

The headline read:

Michael Schumacher Death Hoax: Formula One Champion Reportedly Declared ‘Brain Dead’

After a terrible accident in December of the year 2013, this celebrity sport star was reported brain dead in a social media hoax. He was yet another athlete to be the target of death hoaxes by social media.

Reports say that, even though his manager clarified that he is alive and well… the news reporters went ahead and posted it online making it a huge ,fake ,viral thing on the social media that left the fans awestruck and surprised .this was a dumb publicity stunt on twitter that spread like a wildfire .

Later the reports dismissed all the confusions that he is dead. Soon the news was spread to people that this celebrity sport star is   alright and very much alive.

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4.Michael Jordan

death hoaxes by social media

This huge celebrity athlete was the target of death hoaxes by social media recently. According to a popular magazine, “At about 11 a.m. ET on Monday (November 02, 2015), our beloved basketball player Michael Jordan passed away. Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in New York. He will be missed but not forgotten. Please show your sympathy and condolences by commenting on and liking this page.”

Evidently this was nothing but a publicity stunt to get mere likes and comments and more attention to the Facebook page that was created just because of this .The report was taken down and was concluded as fake and nothing but a cheap trick to grab the attention of the people.

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