Steve Irwin`s teen daughter latest victim of internet death hoax

Last Updated: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 15:56

Washington: Steve Irwin`s 14-year-old daughter Bindi became the latest victim of an internet death hoax on Friday.

However, reports suggest that the daughter of the " Crocodile Hunter" is alive and A-OK, according to Us magazine.

On Friday, a rumor on Twitter started that Bindi had died and became a popular term on various search engines, Social News Daily revealed.

The site called the situation a "trends hiccup," as the phrase "Bindi Irwin died" then became a popular term on various search engines.

The site reported that searches including " Steve Irwin daughter" got mixed in with the death hoax searches, making some to believe the teen actually did die.

The environmentally-conscious teen seemed to be unfazed with the trending topic in her name, Instagramming a photo on Friday of the beach with the words "Unconditional Love" written in the sand.


First Published: Sunday, June 16, 2013 - 15:56

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