Fake news has lead to some of the greatest disputes of this era. Websites, tv shows, Twitter, news apps, Instagram accounts, you name it- have all lead to the spread of false information. Fake news manipulates information with the intent to mislead the public and damage an agency, entity, or person’s reputation. In exchange for this false information, the people creating the fake news, gain money, likes, popularity, and fame…meanwhile someone else’s career is being destroyed. In today’s society it is often hard to separate fake news from real news. Fake news contributes to many conflicts within the United States. It can affect peace in our government system because when fake news is spread regarding the people active in our government, it leads to controversies between the people of the United Staes, and between other countries. It affects many United States companies such as the NFL, NBA, and even worldwide events such as the Olympics. With the rise of technology, and the continuation of social media, it is hard to know whether or not fake news will ever come to an end.