Facebook Donates $3 to Rose Prater Every Time a Photo is Shared-Fiction!
An "Amber Alert" about 9-year-old Nicholas Farber, Kidnapped From California-Truth! but Resolved!
An “Amber Alert” Has Been Issued to Help Find 9-Year-Old Nicholas Farber, Kidnapped From California-Truth! but Resolved! Summary of eRumor: You are told of a new “Amber Alert” to help find a 9-year-old boy named Nicholas Farber who is missing. The Truth: This is a true story, but Nicholas was found alive and unharmed […]
Petition to President Bush Regarding the Future of Zimbabwe-Truth! But Origin and Impact Uncertain Summary of eRumor: An email petition that asks the recipient to add his or her name to the bottom and pass it along to others. Every 100th person is to forward it to the email address of the President of […]
Help Identify a Young Girl Left Alone by the Tsunami-Truth!, but Resolved!
Help Identify a Young Girl Left Alone by the Tsunami–Truth! but Resolved! Summary of eRumor: Picture of a young girl said to be a lonely survivor of the 2004 Tsunami in Thailand. The Truth: According to UNICEF’s child trafficking arm The Innocenti Research Centre, this girl was a victim of the South Asian tsunami, but […]
Pray for Cindy Hogman, an adult with cancer-Truth!
Gary “Nick” Hogman Requests Prayer For His Wife, Cindy, Who is Battling Cancer-Truth! Summary of eRumor: Thirty-two-year-old Cindy Hogman has been diagnosed with cervical cancer and with slim chances for survival. Her husband, Gary “Nick” Hogman asks your prayers. The Truth: A new version of this email started circulating in 2004 that claimed that […]
Darren Bucklew has cancer. Forward an email for him for financial help-Fiction!
Teenager Darren Bucklew Has a Serious Liver Condition and Forwarded Emails Will Raise Funds For His Treatment-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A high school boy named David “Darren” Bucklew says he’s got a serious liver condition called “ostriopliosis.” If you forward emails to others, the Children’s hospital in Pittsburgh will donate to the National Disease Society […]
Help Find Branson Perry of Skidmore, Missouri-Truth!
Help Find Branson Perry of Skidmore, Missouri–Truth! Summary of eRumor: This is an appeal from a mother whose 20-year-old son is missing. Branson Kaye Perry has not been seen since April 11, 2001. His mother, Becky Perry, says he mysteriously disappeared after telling a friend that he would be right back. The Truth: TruthOrFiction.com has […]
Petition in Support of The Breast Cancer Protection Act-Truth!
Petition in Support of The Breast Cancer Protection Act–Truth! Summary of eRumor: A widely circulated message encourages recipients to sign an online petition in support of “The Breast Cancer Protection Act” in the U.S. Congress. It would require insurance companies to cover a minimum of a 48 hour hospital stay for women […]
Visit www.thebreastcancersite.com and provide mammograms for needy women-Truth!
Visiting www.thebreastcancersite.com Can Help Provide Mammograms For Disadvantaged Women–Truth! Summary of eRumor: An email request says The Breast Cancer site is having trouble meeting their “quota” of donating a free mammogram each day to underprivileged women. You are encouraged to visit the site and click a link that will help accomplish the […]