Can You Opt Out of Having WhatsApp ‘Use’ Your Photos and Private Posts? A new controversy reignited an ancient meme.
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Does WhatsApp’s New Terms of Service Share Data with Facebook? An updated user agreement resulted in millions of users downloading other messaging applications.
    Mixture
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No, Apple Isn’t Shutting Off the Emergency Broadcast System A rumor about the alert system on Apple phones originated with an unreliable source.
    False
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Were Antifa Members Identified at Capitol Riot with Facial Recognition Software? False rumors on social media were given the appearance of credibility when they were rehashed...
    False
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Did Apple Block Directions to US Capitol? The theory is belied by the fact that Apple Maps provides directions to Washington, D.C.
    False
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Is Nathan Gilroy, the Alleged ‘Inventor’ of Powersave, Real? Ads for an alleged energy-saving device are all over Facebook, but little is known about...
    False
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Are These Real Dancing Robots? Boston Dynamics reportedly released a video of robots grooving to “Do You Love Me" by...
    True
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Did a Japanese Town Use Robotic ‘Monster’ Wolves To Scare Away Bears? We feel for the bear that cried wolf.
    True
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Did Twitter Disable Engagement with Trump’s Election-Related Tweets? The president's misinformation around election results continued to get called out by the social media...
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Did a TikTok Reveal the Secret to Unlock Any iPhone? A TikTok video that promised "How to Unlock Anybody's iPhone" was viewed millions of times.
    False
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Is Adobe Flash Player No Longer Supported? Adobe announced Flash Player was reaching its "end of life."
    True
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Was Parler Hacked in November 2020? Rumors ran wild about the right-wing social media site Parler's getting hacked, but so far,...
    False
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