This week we have stories about bikers, Mali, and an inflatable unicorn float.
Posted on August 17, 2018, at 4:30 p.m. ET
The account was a fake, but many people, including reporters and commentators, thought it was real.
The internet was shut down in the entire country, Reuters reports.
Yup, it's real, and yup, there's video.
You can watch the full video here.
This viral video, which has over 3 million views on Facebook, is of a 2016 rally. The protester did not shout "Allahu akbar," Snopes reports.
A Breitbart article misrepresented the issue, which spread like wildfire across conservative news sites. Ohio's secretary of state says older voters were given placeholder birthdates on their registrations, which resulted in some appearing to be 116 years old. But they were legit voters.
Although this post got a boost from a lot of Twitter users, including Johnny Sins himself, the player was originally answering the question about what his favorite school subject was. The answer was "science," Snopes reports.
The screenshot made the rounds online, but the president's real tweet about Bikers for Trump did not include this photo, Snopes reports.
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