Fake screenshot adds confusion to Neuralink’s treatment of monkeys
A fake 'USA Today' article is making its way across social media.
On Dec 6, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
‘He was spreading blatant misinformation’: Ted Cruz falls for fake news story claiming Muslim parents are ‘white supremacists’
The senator hasn't commented on the issue since deleting his tweet.
On Oct 14, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Why a bombshell report on Meta censoring posts isn’t what it appears
Meta says the sensational reports are nothing more than 'fabrications.'
On Oct 12, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
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
Viral claim Greg Abbott hounded Uvalde shooting victim’s family is completely false
'listen, wilder things have happened but this account loves to claim a dead nephew occurred after a tragedy.'
On May 27, 2022 by Jacob Seitz
Researchers say new deepfake detection tool is 99% accurate
Researchers say the new method they've developed is highly accurate.
On May 4, 2022 by Mikael Thalen
Gunshot victims are not being turned away at hospitals because of ivermection cases, despite viral stories
'That it’s still up on Twitter is a crystal clear example of how Big Disinfo is a political construction, not an empirical framework.'
On Sep 7, 2021 by Colleen Cronin
Flight attendant’s interview about unruly passenger goes viral—but it’s not real
Twitter users are being fooled once again by fake news videos.
On Aug 6, 2021 by Mikael Thalen
Old photos of Miami Beach dupe internet during COVID-19 spring break chaos
A photo of a crowded beach from 2019 has resurfaced following a chaotic weekend in Miami Beach.
On Mar 22, 2021 by Mikael Thalen
People are body-shaming Trump—but they’re using a fake photo to do it
The picture was Photoshopped to make the president appear heavier.
On Dec 29, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
‘Joke’ that Trump will pardon Kyle Rittenhouse goes viral
Man who posted it claims he was joking about Trump pardoning the accused killer.
On Dec 23, 2020 by Claire Goforth
Ex-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell falls for satirical story about ‘ballots’ in a lake
The claim originated on a satire news site that wrote about ballots for NBC's 'The Voice.'
On Dec 6, 2020 by Mikael Thalen
Dan Bongino lashes out at Matt Drudge over Parler drama
'Matt Drudge is human garbage.'
On Nov 25, 2020 by Zachary Petrizzo, Mikael Thalen
Infamous conspiracy site returns to push hoax that George Soros was arrested for election fraud
A fabricated story about George Soros being arrested went viral among Trump supporters.
On Nov 23, 2020 by Mikael Thalen