False claims that Maxine Waters called for an ‘illegal immigrant’ to be appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court are based on a digitally-altered image.
Bush’s Baked Beans issued a recall in July 2017, and it re-circulated on social media in June 2018.
A photo of small black larvae has been misidentified as a tick nest on social media. Actual tick larvae are much smaller and translucent, however.
False claims that Mark Zuckerberg is closing Facebook are based on an edited video that its creator labeled “satire.”
President Trump: Community College is 13th Grade, Not Real College –Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A tweet from President Trump calls community college 13th grade and asserts it’s not real college…
Facebook Users Entitled to $17,500 for Facebook Data Leak-Mostly Fiction! Summary of eRumor: As fallout mounted from revelations that political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica obtained unauthorized access to 87 million…
Unproven claims that a Planned Parenthood group said there needs to be a Disney princes who’s had an abortion are based on a screengrab of a tweet.
Warnings about bottled water injected with poison that circulated on social media in March 2018 weren’t based on credible reports.
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.