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All the Misinformation That Took Off Along With ISRO's Chandrayaan-3

Those sharp images of the moon and earth and that video of the launch of Chadrayaan-3 were probably false.

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Shortly after the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) announced that its third lunar exploration mission under the Chandrayaan programme, Chandrayaan-3, would land on the surface of moon on Wednesday, 23 August, we saw a barrage of online misinformation around the mission.

From old videos being shared visuals being shared as images taken by Chandrayaan-3 to stock and illustrated images shared as real images of the moon sent by the mission.

The urgency of sharing and discovering content on social media platforms has made people extremely susceptible to 'fake news'. The users become active participants of the bandwagon effect wherein people engage and share content without checking it.

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