Fake News Article on Serena Williams Goes Viral


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Fake News Article on Serena Williams Goes Viral

Tennis - Fake news has become a hot topic in the media recently especially with the Trump elections. And on Friday, the tennis world got a taste of its own fake news which several online fans took to be true. A satirical article in which Christian Democratic Party leader Fred Nile said that World No.

1 Serena Williams should be stripped off her Australian Open title in January as she played the event while she was pregnant went viral on Twitter with many people believeing it to be true. Williams, who won her record 23rd Grand Slam title in January to take sole possession of most number of Grand Slam titles in the Open Era, revealed that she was in her second month of pregnancy when she competed in Melbourne and said that she expects to be back on the tour next year.

A screenshot of the article was tweeted by Twitter user @PollyRosey which then went on to get more than 61,000 retweets and more than 127,000 likes with several users believing the article was true. Also Read - Serena Williams Is a Born Leader Says Lewis Hamilton