A Twitter user claimed that “Geo News Urdu” reported a statement by MQM given after over ruling of No Confidence Vote in National Assembly.

“All our promises and agreements were in case of success of no-confidence motion, Asif Zardari’s reply to MQM”.

(Screenshot from the post)

The time when the information was retrieved, the tweet got 125 Re-Tweets with almost 500 likes.

Debunked Source


For verification of the news, we checked the @handle of “Geo News Urdu” and found the following verified twitter account with username @geonews_urdu.

(Screenshot of the original account

Then we checked the username from the shared post which was @geonewsurduu and found it to be a Parody Account of Geo News Urdu Official Account.

(Screenshot of parody account)




A parody account of Pakistan’s well known television Geo News shared a false claim, it is a satire but it has the potential to mislead the people as its username is very similar to the official account of Geo News on twitter.

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