“Radiohead crowd left red-faced after applauding three minute guitar tuning, mistaking it for new song.”
Above news, later proven to be fake, started bolting on social media on saturday 24th of June. This happened after English Rock band Radiohead performed at the prestigious Glastonbury music Festival on Friday 23rd June. The rumour spread like wild fire on and the world started laughing at the gag.
The rumour spree continued until it was later discovered that the original post that sparked the controversy, was not from BBC’s website; contradictory to what it was made out to be. The culprit in this case is a Flower Delivery site, who put this up on their Twitter handle, making it look like BBC’s news. The tweet caught the fancy of social media users and it went viral and spread across globe in no time. The handle in question is of British flower delivery company @ArenaFlowers. Their tweet has already been retweeted 3200 times including a retweet by a Welsh reporter Grant Tucker, whose has till now received around 58,000 retweets on the same.
— Arena Flowers (@ArenaFlowers) June 23, 2017
However the facts came out, and the issue now stands resolved. This is the third time that Radiohead is headlining the Glastonbury Festival. Other headlines include Ed Sheeran and Foo Fighters.
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