Alan Jackson Victim of Facebook Hoax

alan-jacksonAs people increasingly receive news via social media outlets including Facebook and Twitter, artists and their teams face a growing challenge in getting news to their audience: internet hoaxes. Alan Jackson is the latest artist to be caught up in a social media hoax.

A Facebook page was set up under Jackson’s name recently, with a fake story involving the entertainer’s daughter Alexandra.

Jackson’s publicist has confirmed the story is false. A screenshot of the post is below.

alan jackson screenshot

Alan Jackson‘s official Facebook page has nearly 2 million followers. Garth Brooks, Reba, Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift are a few of the other artists who have dealt with various internet hoaxes.

 

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