Can you tell the real from the fake in these viral posts?
Posted on July 7, 2017, at 5:04 p.m. ET
This post was widely shared on Twitter and WhatsApp, and similar claims have also made an appearance in Russia and Germany. However, the CDs are not poison and the claim is fake.
The image is real, but it does not show a man masturbating. Victims of the Pompeii disaster are often found in strange position because of the heat from the lava, but that didn't stop the internet from making many, many jokes.
The post was written by a notorious purveyor of fake news, PolitiFact reports, and the story is entirely made up.
Nope, it's just bad photoshop, Snopes reports.
Those are not even her daughters' real names, Snopes reports.
The above image is an artist's rendition for the real thing, Snopes reports.
The post says Spicer made that claim during a press conference, but the story is fake, PolitiFact reports.
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