We’re Keeping A Running List Of Hoaxes And Misleading Posts About The Nationwide Police Brutality Protests
As thousands protest the death of George Floyd, BuzzFeed News is debunking the hoaxes and disinformation that have been spreading online.
Drudge referred roughly 8 million views to the site since November.
We’ve spent more than three years preparing for an information apocalypse. Why couldn’t we stop it with the coronavirus?
These Are The Fake Experts Pushing Pseudoscience And Conspiracy Theories About The Coronavirus Pandemic
A guide to the spin doctors and conspiracy theorists clogging up your social media feed.
Using misleading Facebook pages and deceptive ads, ZestAds sold coronavirus masks at wildly inflated prices.
One business is booming during the pandemic — dog and cat scams.
This Nurse Is Speaking Out Against Coronavirus Rumors And Hoaxes That Are Putting Him And His Colleagues In Danger
The most trusted professionals in America are now the target of coronavirus conspiracies.
Roughly a billion emails promoted overpriced face masks with misleading claims. The man selling them says it isn't his fault.
New data reveals how a major company's COVID-19 ad keyword blocking starves the news media during a global pandemic.
“I think there we will unfortunately see more closures of newspapers, more news deserts as a result of this,” said one publisher.
“Pinterest just called my mom out for looking up DIY coronavirus face masks.”
Drinking water is good, but it won't kill the COVID-19 virus.
Gannett, Bonnier, Edmunds, and Elle were among the publishers receiving the traffic.
Sensor Tower has owned at least 20 apps that track data passing through people’s phones.
“Even in five years of looking at troubling disinfo every day, I'm not sure I've ever seen anything quite this malicious.”
“This is an invasive maneuver resulting in poor user experiences.”
Trolls Flooded A Bar's Facebook Page With Bad Reviews Over An Event For LGBTQ Kids. The Community's Response Was Heartwarming.
The event was meant for kids at a local LGBTQ center, but trolls found out about it and started leaving bad reviews.
As they stole stories from real newspapers, these sites baffled scientists, activists, and journalists. Until now.
The scheme, dubbed “DiCaprio,” shows how common ad fraud has become in the connected TV industry.
People Are Spreading False And Unverified Information About Iran's Missile Attack On US Bases In Iraq. Don't Be Fooled.
Information on social media includes outdated images and unverified casualty counts.