Yeeeep. Why do you think I rarely post links to websites when I talk about things? There is a LOT of garbage.
Whenever you hear a story like this from any source, my first thing to do is find out who owns the website, then wikipedia them. See what their affiliations are and find out who's pocket they're in. Most things you read or see are part of a big web of little white lies and bribes.
If you want the truth, you have to work for it.
Here's a cheat sheet though: Never trust any news source that ends in .com.
.com stands for commercial, and where there is commerce there is money and where there is money there are incentives.
So basically if your source is a .com, you should immediately look for something more credible.
.org is slightly better but I'd still try to double check what is posted against other similar sources just to weed out inconsistencies and narratives.
.gov is generally a safe bet, though they normally only give very sparse information about any given topic.
.edu is generally okay, though even when it comes to those I like to do a background check on any of the scientists involved in 'studies' they put out. It's just good practice.
But yeah, rule of thumb: .coms are clickbait, nothing more. You should assume anything on a .com website is at least 80% clickbait bullshit or propaganda.
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