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

Mark Zuckerberg on blue background

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

man speaking in car (l) sign on glass door caption 'I have COVID, But management says its ok to work.' (c) man outside with face mask on making peace sign with fingers (r)

‘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

lab technician holding a vial that says 'conspiracy' on it

‘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

elderly woman on stage scoffing at an audience member

‘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

Bernie Sanders Zoom meeting background

‘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

man in suit hands holding phone that says COVID-19 tracker

‘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

college professor looking pensive

‘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

anthony fauci looking up

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

man holding up a magnifying glass

‘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

A screenshot from a Facebook post that was pushing a conspiracy theory about a COVID crisis actor.

Conspiracy theorists think they caught a COVID crisis actor—they didn’t 

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On Feb 14, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

young girl standing barefoot on sidewalk with caption 'me & my family kicked out of the shelter due to a positive covid test' (l) people carrying garbage bags (r)

TikToker says her family was kicked out of homeless shelter over positive COVID test, sparking debate

'They definitely should've found some sort of self-isolating place for you to stay.'

On Feb 2, 2022 by Clara Wang

A screenshot of a TikTok spreading a COVID-19 vaccine conspiracy next to a screenshot from the actual video they edited.

Conspiracy theorists think a heavily edited video shows vaccine whistleblower

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On Jan 24, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

The COVID-19 vaccine being put into a syringe.

Conspiracy blog spreads comedy video as proof that NY Times editor died from booster

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On Jan 17, 2022 by Mikael Thalen