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John Oliver Censures Amusing Media Giants For Acceptance Online 'Misinformation' That Has Created Calamity In India

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Sumedha Tripathi
Sumedha TripathiUpdated on Oct 12, 2021, 12:40 IST

American-British allocution show host John Oliver is accepted for his actual "fearless" and apt political annotation and ball not alone about his own country but additionally about the political book in added countries as well. 

In the latest adventure of his show 'Last Anniversary Tonight, which premiered on 11 October, he talked about misinformation on amusing media platforms and the acuteness with which it spreads.

He mentioned how online misinformation, abnormally through amusing media has been affiliated to abandon and alike afterlife in our country and sourced assorted letters accompanying to it. 

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He alike played an advertisement by WhatsApp India that featured agreeable architect Prajakta Koli. The ad focused on how Koli accomplished her uncle to not accelerate affected account after fact-checking it. 

"It's a nice sentiment, but it is additionally not abundant back you accept to aftermath a PSA centrally saying, attending some of our casework is dangerous, nonsense, and if you could advice apple-pie it up for us, that would be absolutely great," Oliver sarcastically said.

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Speaking about the misinformation that is advance about COVID-19, Oliver aggregate examples of WhatsApp Assiduously about coronavirus belief that claim, "Ayurveda doctors can cure coronavirus" and "black pepper and auto abstract can advice cure the virus," adding, "which would be abundant account if it was true, but it isn't."

He additionally aggregate a TikTok video that appearance a man authoritative a "WhatsApp tutorial for amber parents" which showed all capacity on how to accomplish affected account forward, which can convince, most, if not all.

He assured the articulation by advertence that Facebook and YouTube should booty bottomward misinformation in every accent and that should be a primary focus.   

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