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 rumors that Cadbury products are infected with HIV are the latest in a long list of false claims about various foods and drinks being contaminated.
False claims that Facebook only shows users posts from 26 friends circulated in February 2018.
Essential oils can be harmful to cats — but most cases of toxicity involve oils being applied directly to cats’ fur, and not defused through the air.
Isaiah Crowell posted an image of a cop killing on social media in 2016 and later apologized and donated a game check to a foundation for fallen police.
A Verizon backpack giveaway being held in July 2017 generated a lot of questions among social media users interested in claiming their bag.
A new SnapChat feature that shares users’ locations with friends that have been given permission to view it has caused safety concerns.
Chic-fil-A CEO Dan Cathy didn’t say, “We don’t like blacks either.” A satirical report from 2012 has been routinely mistaken for a factual report.
There’s no indication that warnings about ISIS using a WhatsApp group called “interschool” or “interschools” are legitimate.