Fake News Defined
Fake news is unverifiable news that appeals to emotion and is often packaged to be shared widely on social media. It generally falls into these categories:
False or misleading stories or images that are shared on Facebook and social media
Websites that circulate misleading, click-baiting, and/or potentially unreliable information
Satire/comedy sites mistakenly shared as actual news
"Fake News" definition from the the Oxford English Dictionary:
News that conveys or incorporates false, fabricated, or deliberately misleading information, or that is characterized as or accused of doing so.