Computers

Computers are not only now an integral part of our daily lives, they’ve also become the primary means by which urban legends and other pieces of misinformation are now spread — everything from “stupid computer user” stories to virus warning hoaxes (and the occasional real warning).

Mark Zuckerberg Donated $992.2 Million to Planned Parenthood? Rumor: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg donated $992.2 million to Planned Parenthood.
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Mark Zuckerberg Promises $1,000 to Facebook Users If They Don’t Share Hoaxes Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's offering money to Facebook users who don't share social media hoaxes...
    False
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#SaveTwitter? Social Media Network Not Shutting Down in 2017 A spurious rumor holds that the Twitter social media platform will be shutting down in...
    False
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Man Deletes Entire Company with One Line of Code The original story, says its creator, was a viral marketing scheme to promote his server...
    False
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Facebook’s Hidden Other Inbox Yes, it's true: Facebook's "other" inbox isn't the only place your filtered messages are hiding.
    True
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‘Be Like Bill’ Spreads Malware? The "Be Like Bill" Facebook trend has annoyed some social media users, but there are...
    False
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Zoinksberg Can Facebook users check if their accounts have been hacked by commenting "@[4.0]" on posts?
    False
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‘Visit the New Facebook’ Virus Warning Rumor: A hacker is stealing personal info by spreading messages with links to 'Visit the...
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‘Dance of the Pope’ Virus Warning Rumors of a cell phone virus disguised as a video called the 'Dance of the...
    False
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