A strange rumor spread recently claiming the President of the United States has died. However, that’s not the case, the president is alive and well. This is just one of those annoying death hoaxes that keeps buzzing on the internet. Not only Joe Biden, but these hoaxes on the internet has killed several popular celebrities multiple times. This is basically a tried-and-true scheme to drive tons of traffics to various sites.
As per the President Joe Biden, he recently addressed to the joint session of Congress in the House chamber for the first time as the president. Vice-President Kamala Harris and Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi made history on the same day after sitting behind the president for the first time in US history. Biden posted a video talking about democracy in his official Twitter just a few hours ago.
The 46th President of the United States recently completed 100 days in the office. He addressed to the congress and claimed that the Biden-Harris administration has been building back the country better ever since. Biden has previously served as the 47th Vice President of the United States. He served under Barack Obama for two terms starting from the year 2007 to 2016.
Who is spreading Biden’s Death Hoax?
It’s the internet pranksters, it is always them. These group of internet users have already killed notable public figures like the Queen Elizabeth, Tom Cruise, Miley Cyrus, Will Smith, and Tony Hawks. Websites like Gossip Cop has been debunking these death hoaxes ever since they started popping up on the internet. These pranksters own a website that they are monetizing with ads, and with the hoaxes they drive the traffic.
Death hoaxes sometimes make young people to believe that they are real. The death hoaxes often comes from websites that seems pretty legit like cnm.com or cnn.co or mbctoday.co — derived from official news sites like CNN or NBC. Also, some pranksters shares edited image that appear to show that the news is published by prominent news sites.
Experts believe that the advancement of ad tech and continues rise of platforms have resulted in the spread of celebrity death hoaxes.