After a couple of tech glitches, an internet rumor about Snapchat shutting down on November 14, 2017 began circulating on different social media sites last Monday.
Users posed concerns and questions about the credibility of the said report.
IF THIS IS TRUE IM GONNA KMS pic.twitter.com/Wp5wTjzkaU
— Kimberly (@Kimberl24652546) November 6, 2017
Snapchat official Twitter account immediately denied the allegation.
— Snapchat Support (@snapchatsupport) November 7, 2017
The “fake news” was originated from Channel45News.com, a prank news generator website.
Snap CEO Evan Spiegel broke his two-year Twitter hiatus and tweeted “Fake News” to debunk the allegation.
— Evan Spiegel (@evanspiegel) November 6, 2017