Fact Check: Biden's tweet calling Modi 'world leader' is fake

A screenshot of a tweet purportedly made by US President Joe Biden has gone viral. In the tweet, Mr. Biden calls Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "world leader".

By Misha Rajani  Published on  24 Jan 2021 10:45 AM GMT
Fact Check: Bidens tweet calling Modi world leader is fake

Hyderabad: A screenshot of a tweet purportedly made by US President Joe Biden has gone viral. In the tweet, Mr. Biden calls Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "world leader".



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Posted by Shailesh Prajapati on Thursday, 21 January 2021

Fact Check:

NewsMeter found that the tweet is FAKE.

We noticed that the username in the viral image (@JoeBidenPresid_ ) and the username of the US President's official account (@JoeBiden) are different and that the verified mark is also missing from the viral image. This shows that the tweet is fake.


We searched for the imposter account but found that it has been removed.

Evidently, a tweet from an imposter account showed US President Biden addressing Mr. Modi as "world leader".


Claim Review:Biden’s tweet calling Modi ‘world leader’
Claimed By:Social Media User
Claim Reviewed By:Newsmeter
Claim Source:Social Media
Claim Fact Check:False
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