False claims that a funeral home employee was accidentally cremated while taking a nap on a stretcher came from a website that publishes works of fiction.
Claims that Virginia social worker Storm Durham was fired for holding a concealed carry permit are refuted by her former employer, but there’s not enough evidence to prove or disprove them fully.
False claims that Facebook only shows users posts from 26 friends circulated in February 2018.
Facebook users warn about Tamiflu side effects in children, but it’s not clear how common those side effects are.
False reports that Mark Zuckerberg is retiring from Facebook in 2018 cropped up after Zuckerberg voiced disappointed with the platform’s overall impact on society.
Friends the movie is not coming out in April 2018 — a trailer for the “movie” that was created as a work of fan fiction was taken out of context.
A bogus message from Mark, the director of Facebook warns that Facebook will become chargeable.
“A Gentle Reminder from Pope Francis” is an inspirational commentary making the rounds on social media that has been incorrectly attributed to the Pope.
A false rumor that Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey are giving away 4,000 Walmart gift cards came from a Facebook account that’s not affiliated with the celebrities.
Legitimate prayer requests for Heaven Ray Cox, a 15-year-old Texas girl, circulated in November 2017 after the teen was reported missing.