On December 20 2018, the Facebook page “Teanderthal Party” posted the following meme about healthcare, “illegal immigration,” terror attacks, and the mortality rate in the United States: It stated: FACT: More Americans die every year …
False rumors that federal agents raided a mosque in Michigan came from a website that describes its content as “conservative satire.”
Warnings that seven women were killed by perfume samples laced with anthrax have been around for 15 years, but there’s no basis for them.
The FBI has disputed reports that Stephen Paddock converted to Islam six months before the deadly Las Vegas shooting.
A fake news website is behind false claims that a CIA agent confessed that he took part in the demolition of World Trade Center 7, the third building destroyed on 9/11.
An imposter Twitter account is behind false claims that U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters called for prayers for Muslims after London terror attacks.
False claims that Hillary Clinton met with the father of the Manchester bomber are based on a misidentified photo of Clinton.
There’s no record of Ariana Grande saying “Islam is love” at a 2016 Hillary Clinton campaign rally, as has been reported on social mdia.
After a May 2017 terrorist attack targeted an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, true and false rumors about her hating America began to circulate.
Three ISIS fighters were mauled by wild boars outside Kirkuk, Iraq, but other details of the account are unverified.