Back in 2022, a video was uploaded on TikTok showing a fisherman named Daniel Gomez claiming that he caught a megalodon shark, a species that became extinct about 2.6 million years ago, according to researchers.
At the same time, a user on TikTok named @forbiddencombo further stated that NASA is now trying to kill that megalodon shark. Here we are gonna be diving into the story and find out what exactly happened.
TikTok Video Of Fisherman Daniel Gomez Catching a Megalodon Shark Goes Viral: Is It Real or Fake?
According to news tabloids, the Daniel Gomez Fisherman TikTok video is allegedly fake. Many people on the internet are saying they can clearly see that the fish of such a big size must be fake. Plus, no strong evidence has been shown to support that the video is real.
Nowadays, not everything we see on the internet is real, unless it comes from a verified source.
Misinformation on social media is also quite common lately. We urge our readers not to believe such unverified videos and to always be cautious whenever a video goes viral on the internet.
What we know from the video so far is that Daniel Gomes is a fisherman who accidentally caught a massive shark. Initially, the video spread like wildfire on TikTok and later spread to other social media platforms too.
In the meantime, another video was uploaded on TikTok showing that Operation Big Fish was initiated by NASA to kill the shark.
Video Sparks Debates On Social Media
On TikTok, the video has garnered almost 8 million views, later Another video was released on 5th September but this time fisherman’s name was changed to Daniel Gomez, the rest of the video is exactly the same.
This video has garnered million of views too. Apart from that, the public is more interested in seeing the shark due to this, the video is widely been shared.