Congress launches #ShutDaFakeUp campaign on Instagram
The first post from this campaign brought about 50,000 views within the first hour of its launch
Congress launched the ‘ShutDaFakeUp’ campaign on Thursday in a bid to attract and involve Instagram users. Claiming it to be an initiative to call out the BJP regime and media's fake news propaganda of the last 5 years, Congress plans to show how the trend of unverified news and information has affected the people of India.
The first issue taken up as part of this campaign was unemployment, where Congress targeted the Modi government and media channels on the issue of not addressing the youth on the concern. The first post from this campaign brought about 50,000 views within the first hour of its launch, and the hashtag #ShutDaFakeUp managed to trend among the top 5 trends on Twitter during the day.
According to a source, this campaign has been launched to counter BJP and media channels propagation of fake news and in the coming days Congress plans to bring forth more such issues in a creative manner.
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