Fake Twitter Accounts Suspended After Spreading Queen Elizabeth Death Hoax Following The Monarch's 'Heavy Cold'!
Twitter save the Queen!
After yet another excruciating week of loss in a painful year of celebrity deaths, many fear that 2016 still hasn't finished taking cultural icons away from us.
That familiar panic flooded the interwebs after at least two fake BBC accounts spread a false claim that Queen Elizabeth II had died on Thursday.
The death hoax ignited a social media wildfire of dread after multiple accounts, including two with the Twitter handles @BBCNewsUKI and @BBCNewsUKk, posted the following message: