News of business man Ted Turner’s death spread quickly earlier this week causing concern among fans across the world. (read more)Ted Turner death hoax spreads on Facebook Rumors of the business man’s alleged demise gained traction on Saturday after a ‘R. Those who read the ‘About’ page were given a believable account of the American business man’s passing:“At about 11 a.m.

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And as usual, Twittersphere was frenzied over the death hoax.

Where as some trusting fans believed the post, others were immediately skeptical of the report, perhaps learning their lesson from the huge amount of fake death reports emerging about celebrities over recent months.

Some pointed out that the news had not been carried on any major American network, indicating that it was a fake report, as the death of a business man of Ted Turner's stature would be major news across networks.

A recent poll conducted for the Celebrity Post shows that a large majority (69%) of respondents think those Ted Turner death rumors are not funny anymore.

Ted Turner Death Hoax Dismissed Since Business man Is ‘Alive And Well’On Sunday (September 18) the business man's reps officially confirmed that Ted Turner is not dead.

“He joins the long list of celebrities who have been victimized by this hoax.

He's still alive and well, stop believing what you see on the Internet,” they said.

Some fans have expressed anger at the fake report saying it was reckless, distressing and hurtful to fans of the much loved business man.

Others say this shows his extreme popularity across the globe.© 2016 Media Mass All rights reserved.