Podcast host Joe Rogan

Don’t fall for Joe Rogan’s latest Instagram post

The screenshot shared by Rogan is from a fake news website known as 'News Punch.'

On Jan 31, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Fake CNN headline on Damar Hamlin fools conspiracy theorists

Of course, the headline isn’t real.

On Jan 24, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Conspiracy theorists are blaming the government for Hurricane Ian

Obviously, that isn’t true.

On Oct 11, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Conspiracy theorists are already claiming the COVID vaccine killed Coolio

Anti-vaccine conspiracy theorists have made the same claims following the death of countless other celebrities in recent years.

On Oct 4, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

The singer Kid Rock

Don’t fall for this fake Kid Rock post about the COVID vaccine

Conspiracy theorists are convinced Kid Rock exposed Pfizer.

On Aug 9, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Meta wants to stop removing COVID-19 misinformation from its platform

It is petitioning its Oversight Board as to whether it should soften its COVID-19 content restrictions.

On Jul 26, 2022 by David Covucci

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‘I have covid, but management says its ok to work’: Mobil gas station worker blasts management with store sign for customers

'Thank you for being a decent human being and letting customers know.'

On Jul 25, 2022 by Jack Alban

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‘Lockdowns are coming’: Monkeypox outbreak inspires wave of conspiracy theories

Online, the paranoia and misinformation is rampant.

On May 23, 2022 by Claire Goforth

Ice-cream shop blurred background tweet by Lindsay Fogarty 'A grown adult man who owns an ice cream shop in Tennessee made my 10 year old autistic son cry because he wouldn't sell us ice cream because we wouldn't take our masks off. We have a rare disease, and our immune compromised.'

‘I don’t have words right now’: An ice cream shop reportedly turned away a disabled customer and her son when they refused to take off their masks

The ice cream shop has reportedly made anti-masking posts in the past.

On May 15, 2022 by Dan Latu

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‘Who do you think you are?’: Patti LuPone blasts Karen audience member who wouldn’t put her mask up during Broadway show

'After 2 years, it disgusts me that people still think they can disregard rules meant to prevent people from becoming ill and dying.'

On May 11, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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‘He got your back’: Woman enters HR meeting with old Zoom background of Bernie Sanders meme by mistake

'I haven't used my Zoom account since I graduated college.'

On Apr 18, 2022 by Elizabeth Rose

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‘Are you trying to use this conflict to your own advantage again?’: Creator of COVID tracker, Ukrainian refugee service accused of profiting from stolen work

Redditors say he copied the group's work.

On Apr 13, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Lmao you never needed this’: Stanford professor ridiculed after claiming he carried ‘papers’ allowing him to work during the pandemic

Even his fellow doctors are mocking him.

On Apr 11, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Anti-vaxxers will host a simulated ‘grand jury trial’ of Dr. Fauci for 5 days. For $10,000, you can be a ‘VIP juror’

The event will be a who's who of misinformation peddlers.

On Apr 7, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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‘It was too easy’: How a spy from the Ram Ranch resistance infiltrated and seized anti-vax trucker chat rooms

Teagan McLean said it took him five days to take over.

On Feb 14, 2022 by Claire Goforth