Inflammatory and corrosive rhetoric is being laundered via social media commentary from fringe sites into the mainstream at a time of increasing uncertainty and instability.
An annual caravan heading from Central America to the southern United States border to seek asylum has been beset by rumors, misinformation, and dramatic disinformation during the 2018 election cycle; stories about the event were resurrected …
A spokesperson for Melania Trump said that rumors the first lady brought an exorcist into the White House were “not true in any way.”
False rumors that Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz is a registered Democrat are baed on the public voter registration records of someone with a similar name.
A Facebook post falsely claims that an American teenager who killed a Muslim refugee for raping his 7-year-old sister was sentenced to 30 years in prison.
Melania Trump’s Parents Used Chain Migration to Gain U.S. Citizenship-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: First Lady Melania Trump’s parents used what the White House refers to as “chain migration” to gain U.S. citizenship. The Truth: There’s …
As the congressional investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election heated up, false rumors that U.S. Rep. Adam Schiff’s sister married George Soros’ son went viral.
False claims that Joe Kennedy’s home is surrounded by a wall are based on photos of an estate that the Kennedy family sold in 1995, when Joe was just 14.