A small Rhesus Macaque monkey

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

Republican Senator Ted Cruz of Texas

‘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

Indian flag with Meta logo

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

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

Twitter logo pattern on blue background with tweet from My Cancer Journey centered caption 'Uvalde Update: We were finally able to see my living nephews body to confirm identity. Shot in the face. While leaving to return home we were followed by what was assumed to be media, which win we do not wish to speak during this time. 4 mins after returning home a knock on the'

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

screenshots of deepfake videos

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

rachel maddow with ivermectin disinformation tweet

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

A man being interviewed.

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

Four college men play with yellow ball on the beach.

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

A tweet next to President Donald Trump golfing

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

Kyle Rittenhouse

‘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

A tweet next to attorney Sidney Powell

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

Homepage article image

Dan Bongino lashes out at Matt Drudge over Parler drama

'Matt Drudge is human garbage.'

On Nov 25, 2020 by Zachary Petrizzo, Mikael Thalen

George Soros

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

Tim Murtaugh Trump Campaign Fake Washington Times Photo Fake News Twitter

Trump campaign embraces fake claim media called 2000 election for Gore

It was quickly pointed out that the front page Tim Murtaugh tweeted wasn't real.

On Nov 9, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich