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

Homepage article image

Fake CNN headline on Damar Hamlin fools conspiracy theorists

Of course, the headline isn’t real.

On Jan 24, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

An image of President Joe Biden's face distorted

Conspiracy theorists think this obviously altered video of Joe Biden is real

Biden’s face in the footage appears to be heavily contorted.

On Jan 17, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

Elon Musk sitting on a couch and speaking into a microphone

Is this map allegedly showing Elon Musk’s jet flying to Epstein’s island real?

A fake map is circulating on social media.

On Dec 20, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

An individual wearing a costume resembling the mythical goat creature known as Krampus

Conspiracy theorists are outraged over fake Satanic coffee cups from Starbucks

It turns out that the item has nothing to do with the multinational coffee chain.

On Dec 13, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

A military base in Minecraft

People are convinced a man was arrested for putting classified military bases in Minecraft

The allegation is entirely fabricated.

On Nov 29, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

A 3 tile image of a TikTok video concerning a patent for Adrenochrome

A boring patent has QAnon believers convinced that the ‘elite’ are harvesting babies

As it turns out, the claims are entirely nonsense.

On Nov 1, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

President Joe Biden holding a microphone and giving a speech

Conspiracy theorists think Biden just sang ‘Baby Shark’ on TV

But the video they’re watching is a deepfake.

On Oct 25, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy standing in front of a green screen

Conspiracy theories explode after green screen photo of Zelenskyy resurfaces

This is far from the first time that Zelenskyy has been the subject of such conspiracy theories.

On Oct 18, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

A woman wearing a pair of white Reebok shoes

Conspiracy theorists think these Reebok shoes are Satanic

The theory falls apart under the slightest scrutiny.

On Sep 27, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

Donald Trump on stage with Kristen Synema holding People magazine, deepfaked video

Don’t fall for that video of Kyrsten Sinema on-stage at a Trump rally

It was pretty obviously fake.

On Sep 26, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

Donald Trump sitting next to Queen Elizabeth II

Don’t fall for the claim that Trump was secretly knighted by Queen Elizabeth

Numerous users appeared convinced that a fake screenshot was legitimate.

On Sep 20, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

Hillary Clinton speaking into a microphone.

Conspiracy theorists think this video shows Hillary Clinton leading an intergalactic space cult

Unsurprisingly, neither Satanism, cults, or intergalactic rituals are mentioned at any point in the video.

On Sep 13, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at Salisbury Train Station on Her Majesty's Diamond Jubilee tour of the United Kingdom

Crypto scammers, K-Pop stans all tried to capitalize on the Queen’s death

Many accounts were posing as major news organizations such as the BBC, CNN, and Sky News.

On Sep 8, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

A Starbucks cup.

Conspiracy theorists think Starbucks is ushering in the end of the world by going cashless

As always, the actual explanation is much simpler.

On Sep 7, 2022 by Mikael Thalen