Did NASA Warn of an Impending Earthquake in India?
  • 22 March 2018
A viral hoax managed to trick some people.
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Was the Texas Church Shooter a Muslim Convert Named ‘Samir Al-Hajeed’?
  • 6 November 2017
False reports revive a long-running hoax about the comedian Sam Hyde.
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Is There a New, Rare Tick That Burrows Under Your Skin Undetected?
  • 23 May 2017
A viral Facebook post with pictures lifted from various sources doesn't provide any specifics about...
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How to Create a Hybrid Kiwi-Banana Fruit
  • 17 March 2016
A video showing how gardeners can create hybrid kiwi-banana fruits is an old April Fool's...
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Charles Manson, Whose Cult Slayings Horrified World, Dies
  • 19 November 2017
Authorities say Manson, cult leader and mastermind behind 1969 deaths of actress Sharon Tate and...
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Snopes.com Participates in Facebook’s Effort to Combat Hoaxes, Fake News
  • 30 November 2016
Facebook announced a plan to address the circulation of false information via social media with...
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Postal Worker Caught Destroying Absentee Trump Ballots in Major Swing State
  • 17 October 2016
A Twitter user claimed to be a postal worker who regularly destroys mailed-in Trump votes...
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Pokémon Go Developer Niantic to Develop ‘Harry Potter Go’?
  • 8 November 2017
A rumor that the company that created Pokémon Go was launching a Harry Potter-themed version...
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Google News Reported Orlando Pulse Shooting Hours in Advance
  • 17 June 2016
A false flag conspiracy about the Orlando shooting held that Google News carried word of...
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Sunny Oaks Elementary Forces Kids to Cross Dress for LGBT Week
  • 20 May 2016
A social media rumor about forced cross-dressing at Sunny Oaks Elementary School appears to have...
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6 Quick Ways to Spot Fake News
  • 21 January 2016
Most social media users have encountered a hoax (or ten); here's our cheat sheet on...
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New Year’s Eve Vodka Butt Shots Riot
  • 5 January 2016
No, a woman didn't cause a New Year's Eve riot due to an unfortunate discharge...
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