Google Top Stories Promoted 4Chan Fake News regarding Las Vegas Shooting

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Google and Facebook were forced to respond today. They are the tech giants in all over the world. They are spreading the misinformation about the massive Las Vegas shooting.


On Monday, the legal officials identified 64-year-old Stephen Paddock, who supposed to carry out the mass shoot in Las Vegas last night left 58 people dead and more than 500 people are injured.

A man who is having an idea began to spread the news online. Again there is an equal informative story was also spread on the site called 4Chan by Geary Danley. He is likely a shooter in the incident.


Danley is opposed to President Trump. All the misinformation in the websites was seized morning. Google’s top story links are showing on the 4Chan website and it was noticed by the shooter Danley.

A Google’s Spokesman told that the 4Chan should not be visible on the Google search pages. He also added that it should be done within hours.


Facebook is also suffering the similar problem of Google. There is a crisis response hub. It aims to offer running new stories feed.  Gateway Pundit is saying that Danley was the Las Vegas shooter and he is opposed of Trump. Later it was deleted by Gateway Pundit. Several sites are showing the misinformation of Las Vegas shooting.

Facebook Spokesman told that they are fixing the issue that allowed this to happen in the first place. And they are in deep regret of the confusion of this cause.

Also published on Medium.