Bush’s Baked Beans issued a recall in July 2017, and it re-circulated on social media in June 2018.
The FBI urged the public to reboot routers and network hardware in May 2018 after disrupting a group of Russian hackers who installed malware capable of stealing information.
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.
Posts falsely claiming that typing “bff” into Facebook tells users if their accounts are secure circulated in March 2018.
Warnings about bottled water injected with poison that circulated on social media in March 2018 weren’t based on credible reports.
Outdated reports about an Easter egg recall from 2017 resurfaced in 2018 as an outdated warning about Target issuing a massive Easter egg recall.
New drug-resistant, hypervirulent strains of Klebsiella pneumoniae are real and very dangerous — but those threats have been taken out of context by scammers trying to sell cures that don’t appear to exist.
False claims that Facebook only shows users posts from 26 friends circulated in February 2018.
Facebook users warn about Tamiflu side effects in children, but it’s not clear how common those side effects are.
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