A meme that warns people not to abbreviate “2020” is being regurgitated by police and framed as a “legal warning.” Sounds like an urban legend to us.
On May 5 2019, the Facebook page “Crafty Morning” shared a photograph of and affiliate link to purported “Tiffany Blue” roses (archived here), urging page fans to click through and purchase seeds to grow the stunning …
Over a quarter of a million Facebook users have shared a purported giveaway shared by the page “Santorini Holidays” (archived here) in April 2019. A featured album of (admittedly beautiful) pictures is captioned as follows: …
False claims that Tyler Perry is giving away $750,000 spread on social media in June 2018.
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.
A fake Costco coupon for $41 off a $50 purchase began circulating on Facebook in October 2017.
A story about a 14 year old boy shot six times by his stepfather on Facebook is an example of a sick child hoax used by scammers.