TikTok Rumors

It's not just dances and jokes. Snopes investigates the rumors, hoaxes, and misinformation in the videos on TikTok.

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Is This Mermaid TikTok Video Real?
  • 21 April 2021
Footage from a 2012 documentary continues to capture people's imaginations online.
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In April 2021, TikTok users started to post warnings of an upcoming "National Rape Day" or "National Sexual Assault Day" that would legalize sexual assault for 24 hours on April 24.
‘National Rape Day’ Warnings Circulate on TikTok
  • 19 April 2021
Whether you call it a joke, prank, troll campaign or a hoax, there is no...
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The Pentagon confirmed photographs and videos of UFOs were taken by U.S. military personnel.
Did Pentagon Confirm Leaked Pics of UFOs Were Taken by Military Personnel?
  • 16 April 2021
The Pentagon has gone on the record to confirm triangular objects over a Navy destroyer...
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A video allegedly shows the making of a "chipmunk pig," a new hybrid animal that was made by breeding a pig with a chipmunk.
Is a ‘Chipmunk Pig’ a Real Hybrid Animal?
  • 13 April 2021
What do you get when you mix a chipmunk and a pig? A viral video.
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Aerial view of Evergreen Ever Given ship stuck in Suez Canal
Did US Navy SEALs Rescue Trafficked Children from Ever Given Ship?
  • 3 April 2021
A website with a history of publishing dubious content advanced a conspiracy theory about the...
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Video caption claims they're preparing dead Rona bodies for the news One still smoking a cigarette
No, This Video Doesn’t Show Actors Posing as ‘Dead Rona Bodies for the News’
  • 2 April 2021
A video showing a man in a body bag smoking a cigarette was taken out...
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Does a Video Show Soil Liquefaction?
  • 2 April 2021
We can say this ... the video of people running across a waterbed-like field is...
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Sharks swimming in truck on highway
Does a Video Show Sharks Swimming in a Truck on a Highway?
  • 29 March 2021
Shark truck, doo doo doo doo doo doo...
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Do Avon Reps Relocate Domestic Violence Survivors for Free?
  • 26 March 2021
Although the cosmetics giant has committed to supporting anti-domestic violence initiatives in the past, a...
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Trump Burger in Texas
Does a Video Show a Trump Burger Restaurant in Texas?
  • 25 March 2021
In March 2021, a popular TikTok video offered a tour of what appeared to be...
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We looked into where the viral #SuperStraight trend originated from.
Did the ‘Super Straight’ Trend Originate With Nazis on 4chan?
  • 22 March 2021
Regardless of who started it, be aware that the social media trend is strongly associated...
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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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