Social Media Fake Video

Social media users has growth rapidly recently. Such crowd population become target for social marketing. Unfortunately, many of the advertisers that want to make money as much as possible post fake videos in order to drive traffics. In fact the video have no relation with the content it link at all.

Such fake video usually featured with extreme picture that make people curious and desire to click the link. It is actually not a video, but an image with fake video play button that link to external website.


This is how to check fake video: highlight the picture with mouse cursor and see on the bottom of the browser. If there was a link, then it is fake.

A real video doesn’t have link. The video will be streaming on the social media when user click the play button.

Now you can distinct between a real video and fake video. Happy browsing and don’t be fooled by fake video.

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