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Image from Trump administration passed off as proof of migrant surge caused by Biden’s pandemic announcement

The image, which has been shared by numerous politicians, is roughly 5 years old.

On May 8, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Dirty Delete: Steve Bannon is a top source of misinformation

His timeline sometimes feels like a time machine back to his days at Trump’s side. It’s all 'Obama' this and 'deep state' that.

On May 5, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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‘Blue check nuclear alarmism’: Verified ‘DEFCON Warning System’ stokes fears online with Russian nuke rumor

Experts are criticizing the little-known group.

On May 4, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Tucker Carlson relied on doctored versions of leaked intelligence documents to claim Ukraine is losing war with Russia

The altered documents trace back to a Russian propaganda network.

On Apr 17, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Marjorie Taylor Greene shares fake image of Lindsey Graham drinking out of Dylan Mulvaney Bud Light can

Given Greene's history of spreading misinformation, it's unclear whether she knows the image is fake.

On Apr 17, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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A fake quote from a parent of a victim of the Nashville shooting went viral—with help from Twitter Blue

A verified Twitter user posted a fake screenshot from a Nashville news stations that included a threat of violence against trans people.

On Mar 29, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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You can no longer use an AI-Joe Rogan to hawk your dubious brain pills on TikTok

The app is slowly cracking down on synthetic media as its future in the U.S. remains uncertain.

On Mar 21, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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‘First Twitter fueled bank run’: Democrat floats censoring social media posts in wake of Silicon Valley Bank collapse

Sen. Mark Kelly was concerned that foreign actors could threaten the financial system.

On Mar 14, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Fake Facebook ‘meme’ leads internet to accuse innocent man of Michigan State shooting

The man accused said it was a 'f*cked up' experience.

On Feb 14, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Fake screenshot claims Madison Cawthorn accused Kevin McCarthy of doing cocaine and hitting on young staffers

The doctored tweet isn't true.

On Jan 12, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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The ‘doctor’ who claimed he gave Damar Hamlin a COVID-19 booster last week isn’t real

'Dr. Eidelman' has since disappeared from the web.

On Jan 3, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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No, Hooters isn’t rebranding because millennials ‘aren’t that into boobs’

A viral tweet falsely claims the iconic 'breastaurant' is shutting down.

On Dec 29, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Disinformation campaign threatens rights of Pakistan’s trans community

The gains the Khwaja Sira made could soon be washed away.

On Dec 15, 2022 by Anmol Irfan

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A popular Kid Rock fan account on Truth Social was run by Russian trolls

Donald Trump Jr. even shared a conspiratorial post made by the trolls to his Instagram.

On Dec 13, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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False claim that Iran sentenced 15,000 protesters to death spread by celebs and politicians

The claim stems from a news article that went viral last week.

On Nov 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz