Facebook has not hired George Soros to moderate elections. Facebook announced a partnership with the Atlantic Council, which has received marginal support from a Soros-linked non-profit.
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.
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.
A website that allows users to create fake tweets from public figures is behind false reports that U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee tweeted that President Trump is determined to start war with North Japan.
False rumors that federal agents raided a mosque in Michigan came from a website that describes its content as “conservative satire.”
A website known for publishing fabricated reports is behind bogus claims that George Soros suffered a massive heart attack in Hungary on Christmas Eve.
False rumors that the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals legalized Sharia Law came from websites that describe their content as “fiction.”
Reports that David Cassidy dies at 67 in November 2017 weren’t true, but Cassidy was in critical condition with organ failure at th time.
A website that publishes “satirical fiction” is behind fabricated reports that police in Philadelphia took a knee, leaving Redskins players stranded in a locker room overnight.
Kimberley Suchomel survived the Las Vegas mass shooting and died a week later, but she wasn’t a witness who identified a second shooter.