False claims that Mark Zuckerberg is closing Facebook are based on an edited video that its creator labeled “satire.”
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Warnings that tilapia is unsafe to eat have been circulating for years, but they’re either completely false or mostly false.
Unproven claims that a Planned Parenthood group said there needs to be a Disney princes who’s had an abortion are based on a screengrab of a tweet.
Details about “freedom checks’ are scarce, but most claims are tied to well-known dividend reinvestment plans that aren’t viewed as a way to get rich quick.
Warnings about scams involving new Medicare ID cards circulated in February 2018.
False rumors that Barack Obama is trying to become UN secretary-general are based on outdated (and questionable) reporting from 2014 and 2016.
A Facebook parody page is behind false reports that Vice President Mike Pence defended former White House Aid Rob Porter with a bible verse.
Crayola Bathtub Finger Paint Soap Burns Child’s Hands-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: A Facebook post warns that Crayola bathtub finger paint soap burned the skin off a child’s hands. The Truth:…
False rumors about the Clinton house fire destroying hard drives, servers and other incriminating evidence came from a known peddler of fabricated news.
Mislabeled opinion pieces are behind false reports that Donald Trump changed Obama Highway back to Old Dixie Highway that surfaced in January 2018.