Can you cut through viral internet BS?
Posted on December 9, 2016, at 12:08 p.m. ET
Ariana Lima did not say that, but a man having sex with a McChicken is, unfortunately, real.
The imam widely quoted in the false stories said, “Today is the first time I came to know of the programme.”
The Hitler cover is from April 1941, which isn't the issue in which he was named Person of the Year, Mic.com reports. And those devil horns? Time crowns people with them all the time.
The writing is actually a tribute to Lord of the Rings, Snopes.com reports. It's Orkish for "One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them."
The pope had a lot to say about fake news, adding that if the unseemly information is “already in the past,” then spreading it is "a sin and it is harmful.”
"If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you do read it, you're misinformed," said Denzel Washington according to the Hill.
According to SB Nation, Raiders fans making the 3-hour trip drank all the alcohol on their airplane.
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