Jordan Liles

Jordan Liles is an editor and independent filmmaker from Memphis, Tennessee. Prior to joining Snopes in 2016, he created a video series looking at the rise in political misinformation on social media. He found his role with Snopes in San Diego after living for several years in New York City. In his spare time, he creates documentaries about New York history, including "The Sidewalks of New York." He has a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication from Middle Tennessee State University.

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Should US Eggs Not Be Refrigerated?
  • 6 March 2021
Dr. Health Magazine website advertised a picture of eggs in a refrigerator overlaid with a...
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Mobile Phone, Cell Phone, Phone
Is an iPhone 12 TikTok Giveaway Legitimate?
  • 5 March 2021
A TikTok video promised it was a "lucky day" for viewers, saying they had been...
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Is This a Mug Shot of Tim Allen After a Cocaine Arrest?
  • 4 March 2021
A mug shot purportedly from the late 1970s showed the actor and comedian after being...
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Did Robin Williams Act in Movies with ‘Daughter’ Mara Wilson?
  • 4 March 2021
An online advertisement appeared to hint that Williams acted alongside his daughter in the 1993...
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Monitor, Electronics, Screen
Are the ‘Las Vegas Travel’ Facebook Vacation Giveaways Real?
  • 3 March 2021
Facebook failed to take action on a number of Las Vegas travel pages that promoted...
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Advertisement, Poster, Flyer
Is the 14-Night ‘Bora Bora Getaway’ on Facebook Real?
  • 3 March 2021
A viral Facebook post asked users to like, share, and comment to enter for a...
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Is ‘Little Suck-a-Thumb’ from a Real German Children’s Book?
  • 2 March 2021
The purported German tale of a "great tall tailor" who cuts off children's thumbs was...
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Is This a Real Photo of an Airplane and a Train on a Runway?
  • 2 March 2021
We tracked down the original picture and found that it featured a plane, a train,...
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No, Tom Selleck Isn’t a Spokesman for CBD Oil Products
  • 2 March 2021
We unraveled the mystery behind online advertisements that featured Cannabidiol, or CBD, oil products that...
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Truck, Transportation, Vehicle
Did CPAC Attendees Pray and Bow to a Golden Trump Statue?
  • 1 March 2021
The appearance of the gold-colored statue at the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) resulted...
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Was Dr. Phil’s Divorce Settlement ‘Finally Revealed’ as $1M?
  • 28 February 2021
An online advertisement that featured a picture of the famous therapist and his wife claimed...
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Is Johnny’s Facebook Message Visible in Netflix’s ‘Cobra Kai’?
  • 25 February 2021
A lengthy, all-caps Facebook message purportedly drafted by "Cobra Kai" character Johnny Lawrence was shared...
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