an individual lying about their age on a facebook page. More commonly the term is connected with Mass media & the deceptions they engage in. For instance in 2014 the media promoted a ‘shocking’ video of a Syrian boy braving sniper fire to rescue a little girl from ISIS sniper fire. It was then later revealed that the whole video was a staged sequence shot in Malta by Norwegian director Lars Klevberg.’Eyewitness’ testimony can also be faked;
The means by which people can be deceived by false information.At its most basic this could be as simple as
Hmm she seems strangely happy considering her child was just brutally murdered… could this event be an example of media fakery?