Factoid is a short fabricated statement which is, in reality, unverified or false or spurious, but which is presented to appear as a true fact. The term was coined ...
an invented fact believed to be true because it appears in print. 2. : a briefly
stated and usually trivial fact. See
something fictitious or unsubstantiated that is presented as fact, devised
especially to gain publicity and accepted because of constant repetition. Origin of
A piece of unverified or inaccurate information that is presented in the press as factual, often as part of a publicity effort, and that is then accepted as true ...
Feb 4, 2010
Jan 17, 2014
1An item of unreliable information that is reported and repeated so often that it
becomes accepted as fact: he addresses the facts and
1)A fact that may or may not be true, but is trivial in nature. The source of the
Mar 29, 2012