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Ocasio-Cortez calls GOP ‘intellectually bankrupt’ after credit-score smear

Another day, another clapback.

On Feb 9, 2019 by Samira Sadeque

2 Girls 1 Podcast: How Snopes Keeps Fact-Checking in Fake News Era

How Snopes keeps fact-checking in the era of fake news overload

Who snopes Snopes?

On May 28, 2018 by Matt Silverman, chris boylan

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Fact: Snopes turns to crowdfunding to save site amid legal feud

The legal battle between Snopes and Proper Media has been waging since earlier this year.

On Jul 24, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

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3 easy ways to tell if a viral photo is bogus

Shut down your aunt's chain email once and for all.

On May 22, 2015 by Luke Winkie

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Plastic surgeons say Three-Boob Girl is a hoax

“I would be happy to go on record claiming that this is a falsified story and essentially not possible.”

On Sep 23, 2014 by EJ Dickson

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No, Kanye West did not call himself the ‘next Nelson Mandela’

This fake newspaper did.

On Dec 8, 2013 by Aja Romano

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Debunking Warren Buffett’s quick-fix Congressional plan

Snopes has taken down an alleged proposition that would make all sitting members of Congress ineligible for re-election if the deficit was more than 3 percent of the GDP.

On Dec 5, 2012 by Justin Franz

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Viral Facebook status won’t protect you from terms of service

Sorry, but there's nothing in the Berne Convention about copyrighting your Facebook statuses after you've agreed to Facebook's terms. Tell your friends.

On Nov 26, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Another Facebook chain letter, another hoax

Sorry, but copying and pasting this chain letter will have no effect on your Facebook privacy settings.

On Jun 6, 2012 by Michelle Jaworski

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Racist airline passenger story too good to be true

Snopes has debunked this story about an unpleasant airline passenger who got her comeuppance. But Facebook users, it's the princple not the truth that matters. 

On Apr 3, 2012 by Kevin Collier

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Sharing isn’t always caring on Facebook

Will sharing this photo help this boy receive a free heart transplant? Absolutely not. 

On Feb 3, 2012 by Kevin Collier