Pankaj Jain • TEDxRTU
THE GLOBAL PLAGUE OF FAKE NEWS
Pankaj Jain is the founder, owner and the mind behind SMHoaxSlayer, a website started on 7th Aug. 2015, the largest and oldest of its kind in India, dedicated to debunking and ridding social media of Fake news, fabrications and rumours. Mr. Jain has made it his life's mission to combat the near explosive spread of fake news owing to the recent craze of social media platforms in the country. He has accredited this phenomenon to a nationwide pestilence, a "disease (CSDS – Common Sense Deficiency Syndrome)" which plagues a majority of our nation's population. Lauded and appreciated by many for endeavours and his dedication to bring out the absolute truth and debunk hoax, he continues to foil the attempts of pranksters and antisocial agents.