What is fake?
Fake called fake in the broadest sense of the word. There is a term from the English "fake", which in translation means "fake, fake, false".
What is fake today?
Today the word fake is most common in the media and the Internet environment. This word can often be heard in the address:
- Photos, forged in a graphics editor andexposed in this or that place (social network, publication in the media, etc.) as real. Modern technology allows you to fake video, most importantly - have the appropriate skills in the required program.
- Fake news is "newspaper ducks", whichstand out for the truth. Quite often, obviously fake news can be found on social networks, however many users, completely unconcerned about their truthfulness, believe in them, as a result of which such news is gaining mass of reposts and likes.
- Non-real pages in social networks - likeusually created by ordinary people who want to impersonate a famous personality (most fakes of this nature can be found in the social network "VKontakte"). Today each "star" on its official website publishes these accounts in social networks, so that users subscribe to their pages, rather than to fake ones.
Be careful, scammers!
There are both innocent fake pages, andcapable of causing harm. For example, some fake famous person can mark a link to an effective weight-loss recipe on his page, but when the user passes by the link, he will receive a prescription rather than a recipe, but a virus.